in velvet

having a coating of velvet{2} over the antlers; in the annual stage where the antlers are still growing; - of deer.

See also: Velvet

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It's January, and this deer is in velvet! Of course, this question soon was replaced by a burning desire to take this unique whitetail.