What does the word deer mean?

Usage examples for deer

  1. " Oh, that's all right," said Roy uneasily, and then, " say, you can run like a deer!" – The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise by 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 by 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 by George Manville Fenn