And you have now returned to the tiger's den to mock that dangerous animal with the loss of its whelp.
Stop that barkin', now, you whelp, Or I'll kick you till you yelp!
The moon does not respond to all this wonder by descending into the whelp's jaws—no more will my niece.
For as the lion's whelp may be called a lion, or the horse's foal a foal, so the son of a king may be called a king.
Also he had heard stories of the Wolf and the whelp, as the forest folk called them, and now the whelp told the tale himself.
The Lioness came up, and bitterly lamented the death of her whelp.
In the twentieth tale we have a calf and a lion's whelp brought up together by a lioness upon the same milk.
The whelp of a Wolf was brought him, with a request that he would feel it, and say what it was.
He wasn't much more than a whelp then—about six months old, Mukoki said.
But it was provoking to be flouted, so politely too, by that whelp of the Golden Dog!
Old English hwelp "whelp, young of the dog," from a Germanic root related to Old Saxon hwelp, Old Norse hvelpr, Dutch welp, German hwelf; of unknown origin. Now largely displaced by puppy. Also applied to wild animals. Sense of "scamp" first recorded early 14c.