roebuck

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roe +‎ buck (male deer)

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roebuck (plural roebucks)

  1. A male roe deer.
    • 1807 Walter Scott, The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Vol. 4, "Cadyow Castle":
      From the thick copse the roebucks bound,
      The startled red-deer scuds the plain {{...}

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