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white bear

Origin of white bear
First recorded in 1590-1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A brown robin was flying near and saw what the white bear was doing.

  • You do not fear lest he seduce from the white bear its retainers?

    The Last Of The Barons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • He must have spent much time in the sun; his skin was tan, though not as rich and dark as the skins of white bear's people.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • The white bear, on all fours beside him now, seemed to be waiting for him.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • white bear heard footsteps rustling through the grass toward him.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • white bear was surprised to see no one at the riverbank or about the lodges.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • Raoul kept a naval six-pounder at the trading post; white bear had heard about it.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • This was the man he had seen in his vision with the white bear and the Turtle.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • Necklaces of the grisly or white bear's claws, are worn exclusively by the men.

  • Redbird was standing among the people, looking not at the stranger, but at white bear.

    Shaman Robert Shea
British Dictionary definitions for white bear

white bear

another name for polar bear
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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