fawn


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to fawn: dawn, fawn over

fawn

1. a young deer of either sex aged under one year
2. 
a. a light greyish-brown colour
b. (as adjective): a fawn raincoat
3. in fawn (of deer) pregnant
References in classic literature ?
Then consider the garden of "my own," so overgrown, entangled with roses and lilies, as to be "a little wilderness"--the fawn loving to be there, and there "only"--the maiden seeking it "where it should lie"--and not being able to distinguish it from the flowers until "itself would rise"--the lying among the lilies "like a bank of lilies"--the loving to "fill itself with roses,"
So they walked on together though the wood, Alice with her arms clasped lovingly round the soft neck of the Fawn, till they came out into another open field, and here the Fawn gave a sudden bound into the air, and shook itself free from Alice's arms.
When the Truce ends that shall be remembered in thy favour," and he looked keenly through the darkness to make sure of recognising the fawn again.
We shall see the mohwa in blossom yet, and the little fawns all fat with new grass.
You could hear the does and fawns coughing in the snuff-like dust.
THUS the Trojans in the city, scared like fawns, wiped the sweat from off them and drank to quench their thirst, leaning against the goodly battlements, while the Achaeans with their shields laid upon their shoulders drew close up to the walls.
The group of researchers moved the snake out of the wild into an open area where the python regurgitated the deer as the snake was stressed, Bartoszek said, adding the reptile would have fully digested the deer fawn.
Two years ago we essentially lost the entire fawn crop on WMAs like Richland Creek, but these floods were earlier in the year," the biologist said.
Centre manager Colin Seddon said: "Like all fawns orphaned at such a young age, Martini and the others need a lot of one to one attention as they are still being bottle fed.
Founded in 2003, White Fawn Herbal Soaps was founded and is owned by Nicole Zybczynski who is a Certified Aromatherapist and Certified Health Coach producing handmade herbal unisex soaps, salves and lotions, and is a leader in her field.
Fawn stews that her only interactions during the day are with Elves 1 and 2; The Forgetful Twins, who at age 30 are themselves youngsters too.
Key words: Dama dama, gestation, foetus, fawn, growth analysis, maternal effects, Hungary