1863W.C. BaldwinAfr. Hunting 239The Kaffirs throw in the most virulent ‘wait-a-while’ thorn branches into the pits, to prevent the oxen from trampling.
1896M.A. Carey-HobsonAt Home in Tvl 91The Acacia detinens noted for its curious hooked thorns,..won from the first unfortunate Dutch hunters the appropriate name of waaght een beetji, or ‘Wait-a-while’ thorns.
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