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1) veldt. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of the open grazing areas of southern Africa. Afrikaans veld, from Middle Dutch, field. See pel-2 in Appendix I....

2) veld. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...veld, or veldt (both: velt, Du. felt) (KEY) [Du.,=field], term applied to the grassy undulating plateaus of the Republic of South Africa and of Zimbabwe. The veld...

3) 63086. Walcott, Derek. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...the tawny peltOf Africa. Kikuyu, quick as flies,Batten upon the bloodstreams of the veldt. ATTRIBUTION:Derek Walcott (b. 1930), Carribbean poet. A Far Cry from Africa...

4) 26729. Hardy, Thomas. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Drummer Hodge, to restUncoffined-just as found:His landmark is a kopje-crestThat breaks the veldt around; ATTRIBUTION:Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), British novelist,...

5) 344. Plain. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...peneplain, pampas, savanna, prairie (grassland) [See Vegetable]; heath, common, wold, veldt or veld, moor, moorland; bush; plateau (level) [See Horizontality]; campagna...

6) Schreiner, Olive. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bronte's Wuthering Heights, is an intense story of two children living in the African veldt; it was controversial because of its feminist and anti-Christian sentiments....

7) grass. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...America, the savannas and pampas of South America, the steppes and plains of Eurasia, and the veldt of Africa. 1Most grasses are annual or perennial herbs with fibrous...

8) pipit. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...song of the male. The African longclaw has elongated hind toes suited to running over the veldt. The wagtails, members of the same family, are named for their habit...

9) Chapter 55. The Transference of Evil. § 2. The Transference to Animals. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...allowed to fall on the head of the goat, which is turned out into an uninhabited part of the veldt. The sickness is supposed to be transferred to the animal, and...

10) §1. Thomas Pringle. XIII. South African Poetry. Vol. 14. The Victorian Age, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...of the country familiar and intelligible to the general reader. The kopje and the kloof, the veldt and the vlei, the Karroo and the Drakenberg, the Modder, the Vaal...

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