What does the word rhinoceros mean?

Usage examples for rhinoceros

  1. It could scarce have been design in the rhinoceros to act as he now did, though it appeared so to those who were watching. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. There were thirty gaolers to guard that enclosure, each armed with his rhinoceros- hide courbatch, but this was the one moment in each day when the courbatch was neither feared, nor, as it seemed, felt. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  3. I think I see them now: the fox in the middle, the long- legged moulting foreign bird at one end, and that 'ere shiny old rhinoceros in the porch under them picters of the dying deer and t'other deer swimming. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
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