What does the word elk mean?

Usage examples for elk

  1. Still, the Raven was cur'ous an' kept askin' to be told how the Gray Elk knew these things. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  2. On one of these arks I saw a magnificent pair of elk horns from an animal recently shot. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  3. One day George followed the tracks of an elk. – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston