Usage examples for AARD

  1. We've a couple of peacocks here, and Totty will get one of them ready sooner than the aard- vark." – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. Although the colonists term it " aard- vark," which is the Dutch for " ground- hog," the animal has but little in common with the hog kind. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  3. In form it resembles a large lizard, or a small crocodile, more than an ordinary quadruped, but its habits are almost exactly like those of the aard- vark. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  4. Now this singular- looking animal which Hans called an " aard- vark," and Swartboy a " goup," was neither more or less than the African ant- eater. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  5. He don't say a word, but he sail off, an' by'n'by he's a- hangin' yust over de Aard- Vark's kraal, where de Aard- Vark's frien's is drinkin' dwala, an' he hang dere till he sees Ou' Jackalse a- lookin' up at him. – Old Hendrik's Tales by Arthur Owen Vaughan
  6. Besides the aard- vark was my load to camp, and I knew that the jackals would eat the bull up before we could go back for him. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  7. The aard vark outrivals, with his great claws, the most skilled burrowing tools of man. – The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon
  8. Altogether a very odd animal was that which Hans had styled an " aard- vark," and which he desired should be cooked for supper. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid