Harnessed antelope
Harness Har"ness, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harnessed} (-n[e^]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harnessing}.] [OE. harneisen; cf. F. harnacher, OF. harneschier.] 1. To dress in armor; to equip with armor for war, as a horseman; to array. [1913 Webster]

Harnessed in rugged steel. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]

A gay dagger, Harnessed well and sharp as point of spear. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To equip or furnish for defense. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

3. To make ready for draught; to equip with harness, as a horse. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster]

Harnessed to some regular profession. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster]

{Harnessed antelope}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Guib}.

{Harnessed moth} (Zo["o]l.), an American bombycid moth ({Arctia phalerata} of Harris), having, on the fore wings, stripes and bands of buff on a black ground. [1913 Webster]


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  • harnessed antelope — noun any of several antelopes of the genus Tragelaphus having striped markings resembling a harness • Hypernyms: ↑antelope • Hyponyms: ↑nyala, ↑Tragelaphus angasi, ↑bushbuck, ↑guib, ↑Tragelaphus scriptus …   Useful english dictionary

  • harnessed antelope — Guib Guib, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A West African antelope ({Tragelaphus scriptus}), curiously marked with white stripes and spots on a reddish fawn ground, and hence called {harnessed antelope}; called also {guiba.} [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harnessed antelope — margoji antilopė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tragelaphus scriptus angl. bushbuck; harnessed antelope vok. Buschbock; Schirrantilope rus. антилопа гуиб; бушбок; пёстрая лесная антилопа pranc. guib; …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • harnessed antelope — any African antelope of the genus Tragelaphus, esp. the bushbuck, having the body marked with white stripes and spots that resemble a harness, and, in the male, long, gently spiraling horns. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Harnessed — Harness Har ness, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harnessed} ( n[e^]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harnessing}.] [OE. harneisen; cf. F. harnacher, OF. harneschier.] 1. To dress in armor; to equip with armor for war, as a horseman; to array. [1913 Webster] Harnessed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harnessed moth — Harness Har ness, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harnessed} ( n[e^]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harnessing}.] [OE. harneisen; cf. F. harnacher, OF. harneschier.] 1. To dress in armor; to equip with armor for war, as a horseman; to array. [1913 Webster] Harnessed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antelope — Synonyms and related words: Angora goat, Arctic fox, Belgian hare, Caffre cat, Cape elk, Indian buffalo, Kodiak bear, Virginia deer, aardvark, aardwolf, alpaca, anteater, antelope chipmunk, aoudad, apar, armadillo, arrow, ass, aurochs, badger,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bushbuck — /boosh buk /, n., pl. bushbucks, (esp. collectively) bushbuck. a large African antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of wooded and bushy regions, having a reddish body streaked or spotted with white. Also called guib. Cf. harnessed antelope. [1850 55;… …   Universalium

  • Bushbuck — This article is about the Bushbuck antelope. For the 1991 computer game, see BushBuck Charms, Viking Ships Dodo Eggs. Bushbuck (Imbabala and Kéwel) Male Tragelaphus sylvaticus, Zambia …   Wikipedia

  • Arctia phalerata — Harness Har ness, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harnessed} ( n[e^]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harnessing}.] [OE. harneisen; cf. F. harnacher, OF. harneschier.] 1. To dress in armor; to equip with armor for war, as a horseman; to array. [1913 Webster] Harnessed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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