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noun British.
  1. a member of the junior division, for boys from 8 to 11, of the Boy Scouts; cub scout.

Origin of wolf cub

First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for wolf cub

Historical Examples

  • Cannot you drag down the Wolf-Cub without the aid of this blood-hound, Ferou?

    The Wolf Cub

    Patrick Casey

  • After killing the Wolf-Cub, Quesada, is he not entitled to a good rest?

    The Wolf Cub

    Patrick Casey

  • As for the wolf-cub, he had long given up all attempts to escape.

    Dusty Star

    Olaf Baker

  • He had felt as though he were leading a wolf-cub into a kennel of blooded hounds.

    The Tempering

    Charles Neville Buck

  • There will be neither Manling nor Wolf-cub when that hunting is done, but only dry bones.

    The Second Jungle Book

    Rudyard Kipling


British Dictionary definitions for wolf cub

Wolf Cub

noun
  1. British the former name for Cub Scout
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