Wolf-tooth

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Wolf-tooth a small supernumerary premolar in a horse
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wulf; Ger. wolf; L. lupus; Gr. lykos.

Usage

In literature:

There was a dog's tooth for wolf's flesh, as P. Mathieu says.
"Notre-Dame de Paris" by Victor Hugo
The Wolf does more than become a Sheep: he turns himself into a sweet-tooth.
"The Mason-bees" by J. Henri Fabre
Before the dog was put in with Gray Wolf, Weyman closely examined the worn and tooth-marked collar about his neck.
"Kazan" by James Oliver Curwood
Word was sent to Wolf not to risk showing south of the Elk Tooth spur.
"A Daughter of the Sioux" by Charles King
It was the first gleam of the wolf tooth shining for a moment behind the woolly face of the sheepskin.
"Dwellers in the Hills" by Melville Davisson Post
Down the hill, like a furry whirlwind, flew Wolf, every tooth bared, his back a-bristle from neck to tail.
"Lad: A Dog" by Albert Payson Terhune
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