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noun, plural spring·bucks, (especially collectively) spring·buck.
  1. springbok.
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Historical Examples

  • They leap high in the air, like the springbuck, when on the move.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2


  • He will shoot down these cursed rooineks like springbuck, he tells himself, even though they should bellow for mercy.


    Bertram Mitford

  • Of all the South African antelopes, perhaps none is more known and admired than the Spring-boc (springbuck).

  • Can I shoot an elephant backwards over my shoulder with a rifle meant for springbuck?

    The Ivory Child

    H. Rider Haggard

  • It was a very pleasant room, furnished in European style, and carpeted with mats made of springbuck skins.


    H. Rider Haggard