dire wolf

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dire wolf

n.
A large extinct wolflike mammal (Canis dirus) that inhabited North America during the Pleistocene Epoch.

dire′ wolf`


n.
a large extinct wolf, Canis dirus, found in North America during the Pleistocene Epoch.
[1920–25; < New Latin dirus inspiring dread]
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Sophie adopted the dog, Zunnie, who played Sansa's direwolf Lady on the set, and last month she and Joe adopted a husky puppy.
Hot Pie's Direwolf loaves are a favourite for Game of Thrones fans, and people are always asking me for the secret of my recipe,' said Hawkey.
It witnessed a brief reunion of Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) and her long absent direwolf, Nymeria, the animal eventually walking away as the young Stark said, "That's not you," which is a callback to season one.
But viewer Michael Fuller quipped: "Arya's direwolf returning and eating Ed Sheeran is all I care about now.
Yet here she is getting her own poetic soliloquy about lone wolves having to die to help the pack survive - a line surely replete with symbolism given Jon (and his direwolf Ghost) were never truly accepted as full members of the Stark brood.
They laid on a full period breakfast in the morning, with a rough and ready but delicious selection of historical food, but with lovely details thrown in like the butter being hand-carved into the Stark's direwolf.
It's also where Ned Stark and his boys find the direwolf pups.
We kind of fell in love with my character's direwolf, Lady, on set.
AGOT primarily deals with the four houses: Baratheon, Targaeryn, Lannister and Stark with their own sigils: Stag, Dragon, Lion and Direwolf.
I'm writing this not because I want Pancake House to fail; it's like my direwolf or horcrux or avatar, and I simply cannot imagine life without it.
All the things fans would really want - walking with direwolf, scaling The Wall, fighting Jamie Lannister, chewing the cud with Tyrion Lannister, playing with the baby dragons - are all missing.
This season Arya Stark's direwolf, Nymeria, makes an appearance in the second episode and is one of the last two remaining direwolves in the series.