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hunting cat

noun
1.
another name for cheetah
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • How should a great roaming, hunting cat go to sleep in a little cube of darkness!

    A Rough Shaking George MacDonald
  • In considering the hunting cat, let us call in a credible witness of the effects of domestic cats on the bob white.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
  • Then a slow smile curved his lips into the guise of a hunting cat's noiseless snarl.

    The Defiant Agents Andre Alice Norton
  • With him it is a matter of dollars, and cash out of pocket for every hunting cat that he tolerates in his neighborhood.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
  • Tensed like a hunting cat about to pounce, the rod still seemed to have a life of its own.

    The Black Fawn James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • Now, friend, I go to-morrow, and while I am away I want you to be as quiet as a hunting cat.

    The Vintage Edward Frederic Benson

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