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barking deer

noun



barking deer

noun

  1. another name for muntjac


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Word History and Origins

Origin of barking deer1

First recorded in 1875–80

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Example Sentences

Mr. Sanderson mentions an instance when a Barking Deer he shot was partially devoured by a bear during the night.

At different times I possessed half a dozen barking deer fawns, one of which became an institution in Buxa.

Two small barking deer stepped daintily behind me, their long ears twitching incessantly.

Then a barking deer broke out about a hundred and fifty yards away, and I fired at it.

There to my astonishment I found a barking deer standing up with half its face blown away.

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