Indian wolf

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Indian wolf (Zoöl) an Asiatic wolf (Canis pallipes) which somewhat resembles a jackal. Called also landgak.
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Usage

In literature:

One of the Indians covers himself in a wolf's skin, another with a buffalo skin.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
He did not stir, but he knew that hoot of owl and whine of wolf alike came from Indian throats.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
I could make a cache now, that neither bear, nor wolf, nor Indian could find.
"History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians" by George Mogridge
The only animal that the Indians had tamed was the wolf.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
The Indians distinguished the voices of bear, mountain lion and wolf.
"The Great Sioux Trail" by Joseph Altsheler
One of the Indians then stationed himself as a decoy, and howled like a wolf.
"King Philip" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
But there were thousands of the baser sort, who deemed it no crime to kill an Indian, any more than a wolf or a bear.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
At the swamp the Indian who was looking for his father scurried ahead, to howl the wolf signal.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
That astounded look revealed not only this, but that the Indian was Lone Wolf.
"Through Apache Lands" by R. H. Jayne
Now for all his dog training with his Indian friends, Kiopo was, in the mind of him, as well as in the muscle, a genuine wolf.
"Dusty Star" by Olaf Baker
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In poetry:

Where once the red deer, wolf or bear,
Pursued by hardy Indian braves,
Lay low, in cunning grove or lair,
And listen'd to the rolling waves.
"Goderich" by Thomas Frederick Young
Once more the bear and panther prowl,
The wolf repeats his hungry howl,
And, peering through his leafy screen,
The Indian's copper face is seen.
"Haverhill" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Chippewa Indian bands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan are asking the state Department of Natural Resources to halt plans for a wolf hunt in northern Wisconsin this fall.
(AP) — Chippewa Indian bands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan are asking the state Department of Natural Resources to halt plans for a wolf hunt in northern Wisconsin this fall.
Chippewa Indian bands ask state to halt wolf hunt.
Chippewa Indian bands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan are asking the state Department of Natural Resources to halt plans for a wolf hunt in northern Wisconsin this fall.
American Indian leader testifies against wolf hunt in Minnesota.
Bright white walls showcase different design styles like Indian armchairs and Indonesian tables in a cottage designed by Vicente Wolf.
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