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wolf cub

noun, British.
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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The wolf cub is almost grown; let those beware its fangs who would pull its ears.

    Wulnoth the Wanderer Herbert Escott-Inman
  • Now we shall see how Hald's wolf cub will bear the weight of the toys he has asked for.

    Wulnoth the Wanderer Herbert Escott-Inman
  • Here Lobsang caught a wolf cub, a small wild rogue, which much interested Takkar.

British Dictionary definitions for wolf cub

Wolf Cub

(Brit) the former name for Cub Scout
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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