Estampede meaning

1848, Captain Marryat, Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet.

Oxen will run farther than horses, and some of them have been known, when under the influence of the estampede, or sudden fright, to run forty miles without ever stopping, and when at last they halted, it was merely because exhausted nature would not allow them to go further.

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1843, Frederick Marryat, Monsieur Violet.

Oxen will run farther than horses, and some of them have been known, when under the influence of the estampede, or sudden fright, to run forty miles without ever stopping, and when at last they halted, it was merely because exhausted nature would not allow them to go further.

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