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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
1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • From the jaws of the shape, a wolf-cub hung, very limp—swaying a little as its bearer trotted.

    Dusty Star Olaf Baker
  • Cannot you drag down the wolf-cub without the aid of this blood-hound, Ferou?

    The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey
  • Crown the little wolf-cub with the red cap, and give him some tri-coloured ribbons to wear!

    When a Cobbler Ruled a King Augusta Huiell Seaman
  • There will be neither Manling nor wolf-cub when that hunting is done, but only dry bones.

    The Second Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
  • I once saw a young deer and a wolf-cub together near the hut of the settler who had captured both.

  • So he travelled on homeward, attended by the young bear, the wolf-cub, and the little dog.

    Serbian Folk-lore Anonymous
  • The village mayors gave rewards for every head of a wolf or wolf-cub brought them.

  • After killing the wolf-cub, Quesada, is he not entitled to a good rest?

    The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey
  • As for the wolf-cub, he had long given up all attempts to escape.

    Dusty Star Olaf Baker
  • He had felt as though he were leading a wolf-cub into a kennel of blooded hounds.

    The Tempering Charles Neville Buck
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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