strand wolf

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n strand wolf of southern Africa
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Strand wolf (Zoöl) the brown hyena.
    • Strand wolf (Zoöl) the striped hyena.
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Usage

In literature:

A small strand he divided into three parts and began weaving into a silken thread only a little larger than the wolf-man's snare.
"The Golden Snare" by James Oliver Curwood
On the strand below, the van of Wolfe's army breathlessly waited the signal to dash up the cliff to support their daring scouts.
"Old Quebec" by Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan
Strand-wolf is the local name at the Cape.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2" by Various
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