timber wolf


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timber wolf

n.

timber wolf

n
(Animals) a variety of the wolf, Canis lupus, having a grey brindled coat and occurring in forested northern regions, esp of North America. Also called: grey wolf

tim′ber wolf`


n.
the gray wolf, Canis lupus, esp. the North American populations, C. lupus occidentalis.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timber wolf - a wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North Americatimber wolf - a wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North America
wolf - any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
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And howl he did, like a lone gray timber wolf, till the Virgin thrust her pretty fingers in her ears and shivered.
Mohican, a rare red timber wolf, jauntily jumped from his cage on Gudger's pickup truck and stood before us, as if on command.
Lacatoi's rider Jack Fawcus had also won the 1938 renewal on Timber Wolf, trained by Gwyn Evans.
We are particularly taken with the Eye Shadow Trio in Midnight, Timber Wolf and Evergreen (PS65).
They undergo a supernatural transformation that turns one into a Sea Wolf and the other into a Timber Wolf.
Don't scrimp on the price: Buy a high-quality blade such as the Timber Wolf 1/2-in.
He tells of living at an Indian boarding school, his years of military service, the woman who would become his wife, and the lessons he learned from a reservation timber wolf he befriended.
Timber Wolf, a male koala, being considered Australia's luckiest koala, was hit by a car on the Bruce Highway on July 25 and then hung on to the car grille for a span of 88 kilometres and survived.
Red Wolf's experience of racism and intolerance at the hands of the Christian-based school is paralleled with that of an orphaned timber wolf named Crooked Ear, who must also follow the rules of a scrupulous pack leader.
Dream Catcher's symbols include a majestic Timber Wolf, an American Eagle, a Bison, and an Indian Chief in feather headdress.
After showing off the vehicle that same year, he said in a Mirror interview: "I tramp around the country like a grey timber wolf.
1971: Ecological studies of the timber wolf in northeastern Minnesota.