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Daim is the French for deer, and cerf for stag; elan is the true term, when one would speak of an elk.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
On the north lay the river Elan and on the south the steep side of a mountain towered up against the luminous sky.
THE BLUE GERMMARTIN SWAYNE
The journey from Rhayader to Cwm Elan, a distance of five miles up the valley of the little river, is very beautiful.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN; RIVERS OF THE SOUTH AND WEST COASTSVARIOUS
Von Bar noticed hippobosci on the elan, during his residence in Knigsberg.
ANIMAL PARASITES AND MESSMATESP. J. VAN BENEDEN
In these works the musician finds nerve, sparkle, elan, and brightness combined with technical charm and richness of thought.
GREAT VIOLINISTS AND PIANISTSGEORGE T. FERRIS
What is this elan-vital, that a little fall in temperature would banish altogether from the universe?
WINDS OF DOCTRINEGEORGE SANTAYANA
How is the mounted infantryman, lacking the elan and spirit of the cavalryman, to meet the situation?
SIR JOHN FRENCHCECIL CHISHOLM
Yet this alone cannot assure efficiency in training or a battle elan which is the result of proper training methods.
THE ARMED FORCES OFFICERU. S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
He couldn't remain in one body more than a month: it would mean the final death of his elan, his bodiless sentience.
THINK YOURSELF TO DEATHC.H. THAMES
The deal also is, every inhabited world has a body waiting for his elan in cold storage.
A PLACE IN THE SUNC.H. THAMES
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