To my eyes, it is a vague road map to the distant contours of his giant fraud, a blind man's guide to feeling the elephant.
So I felt, great, I went to James Bond and he said no, so I can now go to the doctor from The elephant Man.
Though I never spoke about it directly with your uncles, it's always been the elephant in the room.
But they do not define the Arab-American community any more than the elephant's tail or leg define the elephant.
But of course we want you, the elephant, also to behave like us because we are morally more advanced.
I heard that Wambe had a stockade round his kraal made of elephant tusks.
These attack you—but run—at least the tiger, not the elephant, when you go out after him.
The rhinoceros, the elephant, and even the buffalo can often be turned aside by a shot.
He will never fly at your elephant, or climb a tree, or take to the water after you!
Nero felt his cage being run down off the car, and then he heard Tum Tum talking in elephant animal language.
c.1300, olyfaunt, from Old French oliphant (12c.), from Latin elephantus, from Greek elephas (genitive elephantos) "elephant, ivory," probably from a non-Indo-European language, likely via Phoenician (cf. Hamitic elu "elephant," source of the word for it in many Semitic languages, or possibly from Sanskrit ibhah "elephant").
Re-spelled after 1550 on Latin model. As an emblem of the Republican Party in U.S. politics, 1860. To see the elephant "be acquainted with life, gain knowledge by experience" is an American English colloquialism from 1835.
Large, grey, four-legged mammal.
not found in Scripture except indirectly in the original Greek word (elephantinos) translated "of ivory" in Rev. 18:12, and in the Hebrew word (shenhabim, meaning "elephant's tooth") rendered "ivory" in 1 Kings 10:22 and 2 Chr. 9:21.