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grey wolf

another name for timber wolf
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  • If it had been a grey wolf it would have been so: with tail up.

    Johnny Bear E. T. Seton
  • Black Wolf saw his brother, the great chief grey wolf, fall.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • Nevertheless, the grey wolf, the stockman's scourge, was blamed.

    Motor Matt's Clue Stanley R. Matthews
  • Then pray God the grey wolf may not hear our cattle in the forest.

    The Romance of the Woods F. J. Whishaw
  • Siberian musk is very attractive to both the grey wolf and the coyote.

    Science of Trapping Elmer Harry Kreps
  • It, too, has the saving grace of continuance exhibited by the grey wolf.

    The New North Agnes Deans Cameron
  • Boars and wild deer appear to have been their favourite game, and sometimes they hunted down "the grey wolf of the weald."

  • There the old dolmen, beneath which the grey wolf that ate the two children of Tornic had its lair.

    Count Hannibal Stanley J. Weyman
  • The sound of the approaching footsteps startles away a grey wolf from among the tombs, the sole inhabitant of that desolation.

  • The bison have two enemies: the grey wolf and the Indian, one an enemy in esse, the other in posse.

    The New North Agnes Deans Cameron

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