antlered


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ant·ler

 (ănt′lər)
n.
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.

antlered

(ˈæntləd)
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.
The antlered head was again hung over the mantle-piece in the hall, and the sofas were untied and placed in the reception parlors.
"What brought you back?" 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.
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.
"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.
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.
'turned'; that, up there, is what has happened - he's the fanged or the antlered animal brought at last to bay." There came to him, as I say - but determined by an influence beyond my notation!
The stamp does not increase the bag limit but permits hunters to harvest either one antlerless or antlered deer.
They reasoned that the habitat could only feed so many mouths while still allowing managers to maximize the size of antlered bucks at maturity.
Here though, instead of yet another tale of a mighty stag or an antlered giant, the quarry proves to be the hunter's salvation.
Zone C General Gun Season for antlered deer open until Jan.