white wolf

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white wolf wolf of Arctic North America having white fur and a black-tipped tail
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • White wolf (Zoöl) A light-colored wolf (Canis laniger) native of Thibet; -- called also chanco golden wolf, and Thibetan wolf.
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Usage

In literature:

And then, as if in echo, the long-drawn wail of the great white wolf.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
The fact that Spotted Wolf spoke English showed that he had had frequent intercourse with the white men.
"In the Wilds of Florida" by W.H.G. Kingston
Out in the white night came the short, sharp yap of a wolf.
"The Lowest Rung" by Mary Cholmondeley
White peaks and snow-fields were wrapped in deathly silence: there was not even the howl of a prowling wolf or the splash of falling water.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
The keen eye of the wolf was soon attracted by the white fleeces, with no shepherd near to guard them.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
I was afraid that Adirondack bed of yours might let the white wolf in.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
She rose on her feet a huge, white wolf.
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
White Wolf, Wolf King, and other robber chiefs have announced their intention of visiting us.
"The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's" by A. Mildred Cable
And my brother will be in the right, for Wanaha is the blood of Big Wolf, and the white man is her husband.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
He says the savage Gray Wolf tribe threaten to shoot and scalp them if they continue friendly to the whites.
"The Wit of Women" by Kate Sanborn
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In poetry:

Girded about the paps
With a golden girdle of glory,
Dost thou wait me, thy slave who am,
As a wolf lurks for a strayed white lamb?
The chain of the stars snaps,
And the deep of night is hoary!
"Ave Adonai" by Aleister Crowley
Lo, from a further, gloomy wood,
A hungry wolf all bristling hied
And on the cottage threshold stood
And saw the dame at work inside;
And, as he saw the pleasing sight,
He licked his fangs so sharp and white.
"Winfreda" by Eugene Field

In news:

Wolfe, who has caught four albino raccoons in his 22-year career, said the white animal's look is very "striking.".
For years, government analysts and watchdog groups have been warning about a specific kind of terrorist threat: the "lone wolf" white supremacist.
At Basehor-Linwood High School on Wednesday, Mission: Wolf founder Kent Weber takes guesses on the weight of female wolf Magpie (gray/white in color), while she plays with friends Zeab and Abraham.
Blonde Pomeranian with wolf like white face.
Asked why he decided to turn his lens on Miami, New Journalism pioneer and white-suit aficionado Tom Wolfe said it all came down to that steamy Magic City libido.
Flickr / The White Wolf.
GENESEE COUNTY, MI – The brightly-colored packages of fireworks at Phantom Fireworks in Flint Township come with names like Wolf Pack, Aerial Barrage, Pyrotry in Motion and Red, White and Boom.
Wolf education at the Peter White Library .
Bright white walls showcase different design styles like Indian armchairs and Indonesian tables in a cottage designed by Vicente Wolf.
NEW YORK (AP) — Like a prize-winning reporter, fame follows Tom Wolfe , even when he swaps the white suit for a blue blazer, even when he visits some strip club in Miami as research — yes, research — for his new novel.
Like a prize-winning reporter, fame follows Tom Wolfe , even when he swaps the white suit for a blue blazer, even when he visits some strip club in Miami as research -- yes, research -- for his new novel.
Like a prize-winning reporter, fame follows Tom Wolfe , even when he swaps the white suit for a blue blazer, even when he visits some strip club in Miami as research –.
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In science:

First, the mid-white dwarf egress timings of Wood et al. (1989) and Wolf et al. (1993) were fitted with a linear ephemeris, and this ephemeris was initially used to phase all of our spectra.
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
Our spectroscopically derived eclipse timing-point and that of M89, both corrected to time of mid-white dwarf egress, were added to the photometric timings of Wood et al. (1989) and those of Wolf et al. (1993).
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
The O-C plot for the mid-white dwarf egress ephemeris from the high-speed photometry timings of Wood et al. 1989 (circles), Wolf et al. 1993 (crosses) and the spectroscopic points from M89 and this paper (filled triangles, also marked with M and B for clarity).
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
Those H-depleted atmosphere stars include the [WC] Wolf-Rayet central stars of planetary nebula, the PG 1159 stars that exhibit absorption lines of highly ionized He, C and O, and the DO He-dominated atmosphere white dwarfs.
Variable stars across the observational HR diagram
The “ordinary” Sachs-Wolfe term even has the wrong spectrum, a white noise spectrum instead of a Harrison-Zel’dovich 10 spectrum.
Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies: Inflation versus Topological Defects
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