rogue elephant

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rogue′ el′ephant

a vicious elephant that roams alone.
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Noun1.rogue elephant - a wild and vicious elephant separated from the herd
elephant - five-toed pachyderm
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Patna: A rogue elephant, which trampled as many as 15 people to death since March, was shot dead on Friday night barely hours before the world celebrated 'World Elephant Day'.
Wildlife rangers and hunters were on the prowl in eastern India to track and kill a rogue elephant that has crushed 15 people to death in a months-long rampage.
416-caliber 400-grain AGSS that had destroyed both shoulders of a big rogue elephant with practically no deflection.
He also comes off quite the hero - in an early episode he protects Elizabeth from a rogue elephant in Kenya.
The title Rogue Elephant is almost a certain reference to the Indian economy's image of a lumbering elephant, an elephant that's gone rogue in the sense of no longer shining and no longer being the flavour of the month in Davos, or wherever.
He recalls listening to Dave Schmeidler, "Skyrats Scraps," HDS, 2002; Ensemble Ambrosius, "The Zappa Album," Musical Heritage Society, 2001; Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor, "Appalachia Waltz," Sony Classical, 1996; Pat O'Connell, "Tikal," Rogue Elephant Music, 2000; Prasanna, "Peaceful," Susila Music, 2001; and John Zorn (performed by Rashanim), "Masada Rock," Tzadik, 2005.
A pensioner who was playing boulles has died after he was attacked by a rogue elephant that had escaped from a circus.
In the programme, starring Alison Steadman as retired Coventry lollipop lady Pauline Paradise, the rogue elephant is shown doing a ballet-flamenco routine on the Ricoh touchline during matches.
Rangers hunting the rogue elephant, which is responsible for killing a dozen people, have released a female elephant into his path in a bid to lure him into a honey trap.
7 -- In election bound Uttarakand, wild-lifers managed to catch a rogue elephant alive on Saturday morning even as hundreds of locals demanded that the tusker be killed for attacking them.
Derrida claims that "there are only rogue states" because every assertion of sovereignty is itself founded in illegality, but just as an animal may be wild without becoming rogue, the sovereign may be rogue without being a rogue sovereign (in the sense of being a rogue even among sovereigns, in the way that a rogue elephant is a rogue among wild elephants).
And rarely since he joined the club can the unorthodox and uncoordinated Pogba have been so effective, part battering ram, part rogue elephant in terrorising the visitors' back line and then as Wrexham's first line of defence making a complete nuisance of himself by using his strength and energy to disrupt Stockport's supply from the back.