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rogue elephant

a vicious elephant that has been exiled from the herd.
Origin of rogue elephant
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I remembered my narrow escape from the rogue elephant, and scarcely expected to be so fortunate again.

  • A rogue elephant is one that has become estranged from the rest of his kind by reason of his fierce intractability.

  • I put it in on chance of being useful if we had trouble with tigers or a rogue elephant.

    Jack Haydon's Quest John Finnemore
  • Thus, no matter what herd the rogue elephant tried to join, he would be driven out.

  • That would account for the desolated country—that and the rogue elephant.

    The Rogue Elephant Elliott Whitney
  • Just as an outlaw among men gets shot by the sheriff's men sooner or later, so also a rogue elephant gets shot by hunters.

  • A rogue elephant, being the outlaw of the jungle, does not live long.

  • He told the story of the rogue elephant, modestly granting a co-hero's role to his guide.

    The Hunters William Morrison
  • It was Umbashi who had collided with them and accompanying him was Aga, the man who killed the rogue elephant.

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