He was accused of being a 'jackal' and of drunkenly killing innocents by an Afghan warlord this week.
While the lion and tiger were tearing each other, the jackal had run off into the jungle with the prey.
Chard and his jackal were seated in the latter's cabin on deck.
They are of a peculiarly hideous breed, closely resembling the jackal.
The jackal and the hyæna appear to shun the dull aspect of its tombs.
jackal then went away, taking with him two portions of the flesh, one for his own wife, but the best part for the wife of Lion.
But the jackal does not terrify by such obvious methods as the lion.
"Consider, though, their ingratitude to this excellent one," began the jackal tenderly.
This the jackal does, but the Cock tells the jackal he should also shut his eyes.
You know they belong to the dog family, just as the wolf and jackal and hyena do.
c.1600, from Turkish çakal, from Persian shaghal, from or cognate with Sanskrit srgala-s, literally "the howler." Figurative sense of "skulking henchman" is from the old belief that jackals stirred up game for lions.