cave bear

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noun

an extinct bear, Ursus spelaeus, that lived in caves in Europe during the Pleistocene Epoch.

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Historical Examples of cave bear

  • When Pigeon tried to run away, Eagle-eye would say, “The cave-bear will get you.”

    The Later Cave-Men

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

  • One of the first things he did was to kill a cave-bear and take the trophies.

    The Later Cave-Men

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

  • They thought he had lost his way in the forest and had been killed by a cave-bear.

    The Later Cave-Men

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

  • Then they saw Bodo rush up to the cave-bear and wave a torch in his face.

    The Tree-Dwellers

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

  • His wounds were soon healed, but he always carried the marks of that cave-bear.

    The Tree-Dwellers

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp