Part of speech: noun

A fleet ruminant, as the moose, elk, and reindeer.

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Usage examples "deer":

  1. " Oh, that's all right," said Roy uneasily, and then, " say, you can run like a deer!" - "The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise", Margaret Burnham.
  2. They ran away after a deer and never came back; and I waited till a man came by, and he broughted me home. - "Jill's Red Bag", Amy Le Feuvre.
  3. I don't expect it, but we might find deer or a bear; but whether we did or no, we should have something to do. - "Steve Young", George Manville Fenn.