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red wolf

noun
1.
a small, reddish-gray American wolf, Canis rufus, similar to the coyote: once abundant in the southeastern U.S., it is now near extinction in the wild.
Origin of red wolf
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45
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  • red wolf was well mounted, and he darted away at full speed.

    The Talking Leaves

    William O. Stoddard
  • red wolf lowered his lance and stuck his pistol in his belt.

    The Talking Leaves

    William O. Stoddard
  • red wolf and the other Pawnee sat near, but neither lighted his pipe.

    Footprints in the Forest Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • There was no miss that time: the career of red wolf ended then and there.

    Footprints in the Forest Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • He says he and red wolf have never looked upon the pale face.

    Footprints in the Forest Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • red wolf burned the cabins, and carried off the women prisoners.

    The Indian Scout Gustave Aimard
  • red wolf made up his mind at once, without any thought of self.

    The Indian Scout Gustave Aimard
  • Do so, sorcerer, and whatever may happen, red wolf will be yours.

    The Indian Scout Gustave Aimard
  • Vengeance is a fruit which is only eaten ripe: the red wolf is a warrior; he can wait.

    The Prairie Flower Gustave Aimard
  • red wolf profited by this movement to go out unseen by the Chief.

    The Prairie Flower Gustave Aimard

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