Little Bear


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Little Bear

Little Bear

n
(Astronomy) the Little Bear the English name for Ursa Minor

Lit′tle Bear′


n.
the constellation Ursa Minor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Little Bear - a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North StarLittle Bear - a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
Little Dipper, Dipper - a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris
North Star, polar star, Polaris, pole star, polestar - the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it
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He took care, however, that they should be allowed to go to the shops they came out expressly to visit; and it did not delay them long, for Fanny could so little bear to excite impatience, or be waited for, that before the gentlemen, as they stood at the door, could do more than begin upon the last naval regulations, or settle the number of three-deckers now in commission, their companions were ready to proceed.
There’s plenty of pheasants among the swamps; and the snow-birds are flying round your own door, where you may feed them with crumbs, and shoot them at pleasure, any day; but if you’re for a buck, or a little bear's meat, Judge, you’ll have to take the long rifle, with a greased wadding, or you’ll waste more powder than you’ll fill stomachs, I’m thinking.”
You 're as cross as a little bear to-day!" said Fanny, pushing her away.
I suppose there is nothing pride can so little bear with as pride itself, and that she was punished for her imperious manner.
But Little Bear won't be denied and, in the end, it's only a little TLC that can do the trick.
I ALWAYS looked forward to bedtime when my children were really small and the chance t o read their latest Little Bear favourite.
Barnaby is a brave and curious little bear. However, sometimes even the brave need a bit of reassurance.
"The one who really calls the shots - particularly with the water pistol - is the little bear himsel" he said.
had been on the 3-acre site at Hawthorn Parkway and Lakeview Parkway overlooking Little Bear Lake.
While Big Bear and Little Bear are snuggled up for the night, a wild storm rages.
This is an adorable, inspirational story about a little bear cub who is afraid to pursue his independence.