half tiger

half tiger

n
slang South African a five-rand coin
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My good old friend did not relish meeting a man at dinner who was described as "half tiger, half monkey;" and the privilege of sitting next to Lady Clarinda rather daunted than delighted him.
In the mood to go wild, I made my next stop Jungle Island, home to a liger (half lion, half tiger), twin orangutans and the cassowary, a blueskinned bird with a "killing claw" that is thought to have descended from velociraptors.
Two survivors of the Coney Island blaze--a girl with a modern bob and a figure that is half tiger, half man (and dressed in black trousers)--revisit the trauma in their new roles as patient and therapist.
"A half Tiger would still compete to be world No.1."
Shortly after the whistle for the second half Tigers' Ahmed Elmohamady crossed for Stephen Quinn to head over the crossbar as the home side began to dominate.
But, facing the slope in the first half Tigers started positively.
By the end of the first half Tigers had taken a seven-point lead and were starting to look comfortable, before Sudler hit two big three-pointers to bring the home team within one by the interval 42-43.
Early in the second half Tigers' assistant boss Brian Godfrey was sent from the dug-out after making remarks to the linesman.
In the second half Tigers faced the strong wind and driving rain and Warley quickly tested the defence.