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bagheera

[bag-eer-uh] /bægˈɪər ə/
noun
1.
a crush-resistant velvet made of uncut pile and used in the manufacture of evening wear and wraps.
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  • bagheera swept on along the clearly-marked trail, and Mowgli followed the steps of the Gond.

    The Second Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • bagheera lay close to Mowgli, and the fire pot was between Mowgli's knees.

    The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • bagheera sprang to his feet, thrust up his head as far as he could, sniffed, and stiffened through every curve in his body.

    The Second Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • Meantime, Baloo and bagheera were furious with rage and grief.

    The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • bagheera's back began to curve like a bamboo in a high wind, but Hathi lifted up his trunk and spoke quietly.

    The Second Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • bagheera, who did not know much about Kaa, was naturally suspicious.

    The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • Mowgli told him all his adventures from beginning to end, and bagheera sniffed at the ankus between whiles.

    The Second Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • Kaa said nothing, but, strive as bagheera might, the huge Rock-python held level with him.

    The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • "Get the man-cub out of that trap; I can do no more," bagheera gasped.

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  • bagheera heard, and the cry that told him Mowgli was safe gave him new courage.

    The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling

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