What does the word giraffe mean?

Usage examples for giraffe

  1. The elephants, the giraffe, the rhinoceros, the hippopotamus, etc. – Aunt Mary by Mrs. Perring
  2. He rather favored having been a quacking ornithorhynchus and going to be a ring- straked giraffe; and yet the claims of the groundhog, which sleeps half its life away, also appealed to Gud, because he had a long time to live. – The Book of Gud by Dan Spain Harold Hersey
  3. When Le Vaillant, in the last century, assured the Parisians that he had shot a giraffe at the Cape, he was politely informed that the giraffe was fabulous, extinct- in short, that he lied; and now, behold! – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley