1. A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck.
  2. The young of an animal; a whelp.
  3. A fawn color.
  4. A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy.


  1. Of the color of a fawn; fawn-colored.

v. i.

  1. To bring forth a fawn.
  2. To court favor by low cringing, frisking, etc., as a dog; to flatter meanly; -- often followed by on or upon.