1880E.F. SandemanEight Months in Ox-Waggon 254We rode along..hoping to find a koodoo or perhaps a swart-witpense feeding on the luxuriant grass growing under the shade of the trees.
1885H. Rider HaggardKing Solomon’s Mines 25He groped in his shirt and brought out what I thought was a Boer tobacco pouch of the skin of the Swart-vet-pens (sable antelope). It was fastened with a little strip of hide, what we call a rimpi.
1897H.A. BrydenNature & Sport 209A European would make little of that spoor; but Hans Botha sees at a glance that a troop of Zwart-wit-pens (sable antelope), big, long-horned beasts, has after drinking at the river, passed that way but half-an-hour since.
1913C. PettmanAfricanderisms 579Zwart-wit-pens,..The name refers to the black and white markings on the under part of the animal, lit. ‘black and white belly’.
1937S. CloeteTurning Wheels 45Large numbers of buffalo, wildebeeste, koodoo, roibok, eland, roan and swartwitpenz were dragged in every day by the tired oxen.
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