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One of a pair of hornlike, bony, deciduous growths, often elongated and branched, on the head of an adult member of the deer family, usually found only on males.

[Middle English aunteler, from Old French antoillier, from Vulgar Latin *antoculāre, anteoculāre : Latin ante-, ante- + Latin oculāris, of the eye; see ocular.]

ant′lered adj.


having antlers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.antlered - having antlersantlered - having antlers      
horned - having a horn or horns or hornlike parts or horns of a particular kind; "horned viper"; "great horned owl"; "the unicorn--a mythical horned beast"; "long-horned cattle"
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Few are the foreheads which like Shakespeare's or Melancthon's rise so high, and descend so low, that the eyes themselves seem clear, eternal, tideless mountain lakes; and all above them in the forehead's wrinkles, you seem to track the antlered thoughts descending there to drink, as the Highland hunters track the snow prints of the deer.
When I had nearly got back to the ship some god took pity upon my solitude, and sent a fine antlered stag right into the middle of my path.
turned'; that, up there, is what has happened - he's the fanged or the antlered animal brought at last to bay.
was the next question, and Dorothy's eye rested on an antlered head hanging on the wall just over the fireplace, and caught its lips in the act of moving.
The antlered head was again hung over the mantle-piece in the hall, and the sofas were untied and placed in the reception parlors.
We got within a hundred yards of the deer when he suddenly raised his antlered head and pricked up his great ears.
This hall was as light as day, for torches burned in numerous sconces upon the walls, throwing strange shadows from the tusked or antlered heads which ornamented them.
Crawling carefully through the vegetation, making use of such trees and bushes as afforded shelter, I came at last almost within easy range of my quarry, when the antlered head of the buck went suddenly into the air, and then, as though in accordance with a prearranged signal, the whole band moved slowly off, farther inland.
In Zone B antlered deer are available only muzzleloader, crossbow, or bow through Dec.
Schrader, 37, of Smyrna, and charged him with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, two counts of possession of unlawfully taken antlered deer and two counts of unlawfully taken antlerless deer in the Blackbird Reserve near Townsend.
Georgia also ranked second in terms of the number of antlerless deer per antlered deer harvested.
Animal figures such as winged horses, antlered deer, a ring of cats with furled tails, a peacock, multiple clever foxes, a quartet of honeybees, lizards with tails entwined, interlaced owls, and many more are featured in circular, harmonious designs that yearn to be realized in full, beautiful colors.