brocket

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n brocket male red deer in its second year
    • n brocket small South American deer with unbranched antlers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Brocket (Zoöl) A male red deer two years old; -- sometimes called brock.
    • Brocket (Zoöl) A small South American deer, of several species (Coassus superciliaris Coassus rufus, and Coassus auritus).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • brocket Variegated; having a mixture of black or other color and white: applied chiefly to cattle.
    • brocket Also brocked, broked, and broakit.
    • n brocket A red deer two years old; a pricket. The term has been used (in the plural) by some naturalists to designate a group of the deer family.
    • n brocket Any deer of South America of the genus Cariacus. The red brocket is C. rufus of Brazil; the wood-brocket, C. nemorivagus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. broket, F. broquart, fallow deer a year old, fr. the same root as E. broach, meaning point (hence tine of a horn)

Usage

In literature:

In December, 1812, Lady Caroline burned Byron in effigy, with "his book, ring, and chain," at Brocket Hall.
"The Works of Lord Byron: Letters and Journals, Volume 2." by Lord Byron
When Lady Caroline Lamb had become too troublesome to a political husband, she had been sent to Brocket.
"The Marriage of William Ashe" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Lord Melbourne went over to Brocket Hall and enjoyed it much.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
Can you tell the slot of a brocket from a stag?
"The Children of the New Forest" by Captain Marryat
Jack Brocket was as good as his word.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
Edward, at Brocket, iii.
"The Greville Memoirs (Second Part)" by Charles C. F. Greville
Then, without warning, the brocket turned and darted away.
"The Black Phantom" by Leo Edward Miller
Came from Stoke the day after the Egham races, and went to Brocket Hall on Saturday last; returned the day before yesterday.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
Jack Brocket was as good as his word.
"International Short Stories" by Various
And 's for Biades, he's but A brocket yet, his antlers barely bossed.
"The Mortal Gods and Other Plays" by Olive Tilford Dargan
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In news:

The animals chosen for cloning include species like jaguar, gray brocket deer, and bison.
As well as jaguars and maned wolves, the researchers hope to clone black lion tamarins, bush dogs, coatis, collared anteaters, gray brocket deer and bison.
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In science:

Brocket, modified Kapitaniak, YSVO equations with Chua functions (105).
Transversality for a Class of 3D Oscillators via Gyrostat Equations
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