1786G. Forstertr. ofA. Sparrman’s Voy. to Cape of G.H.I. 270The bosch-bock, or wood-goat,..is a species of antilope or gazel, which has been hitherto unknown to all the cultivators of natural history...This animal has obtained the name it bears, in consequence of its being the only one among the gazels in Africa, which may be properly said to live in the woods and groves.
1837‘N. Polson’Subaltern’s Sick Leave 123In most of the woods about this part of the Colony is to be found boschbok, a very handsome species of antelope, with short spiral horns and his flank dappled. They frequent the thickest bush.
1866J. LeylandAdventures 2I crept along silently and cautiously, expecting every moment to see a Boschboc (Tragelaphus Sylvatica) spring from the bush.
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