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" Herd of all manner of Deer. A Bevy of Roes. A Sounder of Swine. A Rout of Wolves. A Trip or Herd of Goats. "
The Compleat Sportsman; in Three Parts, Etc - Page 50
by Giles Jacob - 1718
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 396 pages
...definition of the principal terms used in hunting. 1. For beasts as they are in company: — Hunters say, a herd of harts, and all manner of deer ; a bevy of roes ; a sounder of swine; a rout of wolves; a richess of martens ; a brace or leash of bucks, foxes, or hares ; a couple of rabbits or coneys....
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The History of Standon: Parish, Manour and Church, with Two Hundred Years of ...

Edward Salt - Church records and registers - 1888 - 296 pages
...and a nf,st of rabbits. Skilful foresters and good woodmen do use to say : A herd of harts, a herd oi all manner of deer, a bevy of roes, a sounder of swine, a rowt of wolves, a riches of marternes, a brace or lease of bucks, a brace or lease of foxes, a brace...
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The Gentlemans Recreation, Volume 243

Nicholas Cox - Falconry - 1928 - 170 pages
...Chase, as they are in Company one with the other. A Herd of Harts. A Herd of all manner of Deer. c A A Bevy of Roes. A Sounder of Swine. A Rout of Wolves. A Richess of Marterns. A Brace or Lease of Bucks. A Brace or Lease of Foxes. A Brace or Lease of Hares....
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The Dartmouth, Volume 1

1867 - 420 pages
...Juliana Barnes, prioress of Sopwell, informs us that in speaking of numbers or flocks we must say a herd of deer, a bevy of roes, a sounder of swine, a rout of wolves, a richess of mastens, a brace of bucks, foxes or hares, a couple of rabits. There are also terms for...
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