American elk

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n American elk common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
    • n American elk large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
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Usage

In literature:

The European elk more closely resembles the American moose.
"First Across the Continent" by Noah Brooks
The Indian sambar deer looks like a short-legged big-bodied understudy of our American elk.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
The deer's flesh was sweet and tender, with a flavor like that of the American elk.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
It is said that the women of the North American tribes used a hoe made of an elk's shoulder-blade and a handle of wood.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
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In news:

American Legion Bingo will be held August 25th at the Elks Lodge, 43 W Victory Way.
Daffodils will be springing up throughout Elk County beginning Tuesday, which marks the start of the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days event.
The Elk Branch Presbyterian Church warmly welcomed members of the Pack Horse Ford Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) on Tuesday evening, Sept 6.
Elk River-Rogers VFW and Elk River American Legion, and their auxiliaries.
He was a veteran of the US Army and a life member of the VFW Post 4353, the American Legion Post 136, Moose Lodge 1954, a life member of the Elks Lodge, a former member of Masonic Lodge in Macy, Ind.
"Dawn lays new beginnings for American dreams in Elk River," Lanthier said of the picture.
The program starts at 10 am and in case of rain the event will move inside the Elk River American Legion.
Pam's Peeps, a Relay for Life team helping to raise awareness and money for The American Cancer Society, will be hosting a vendor and craft fair on Saturday, Nov 3, at the Elk's Lodge in Port Clinton.
For humans, elk are the most challenging of North American big game animals to hunt.
Amanda Budreau of Elk River has completed six weeks of instruction through the American Family Insurance Agent in Training Program.
Imagine deer, antelope, a buffalo, a elk, an eagle, a moose and Native American Indians all in one place no PBS documentary, its Morgan's own art.
Jerry Chisum, Retired, past President of California Association of Criminalists and American Society of Crime Lab Directors, Elk Grove, CA, USA.
An online fund raiser has been set up for Elk River American Legion Post 112.
The Elk-Cameron Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross has reported its operating budget has been severely impacted by recent disasters which have occurred throughout the area.
Tony Shamma, vice president of sales for American Vending Sales in Elk Grove, Ill. Has learned some valuable lessons from TouchTunes, a digital jukebox manufacturer, when it comes to attracting and keeping business.
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