Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A fictional wolf character in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book.
  • n. The leader of a pack of Cub Scouts.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Akela is the recipient of numerous awards herself.

    Top 20 Under 20

  • "Prayers!" calls Akela, and the Cubs come up quietly and form a kneeling circle.

    Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light

  • /CNW Telbec/- Akela Pharma, Inc. ( "Akela"), (TSX: AKL), a leader in the development of therapeutics for the treatment of pain, and the company's wholly owned subsidiary,

    WN.com - Financial News

  • /CNW Telbec/- Akela Pharma, Inc. ( "Akela"), (TSX: AKL), a leader in the development of therapeutics for the treatment of pain, and the company's wholly owned pool round of the Hong Kong tournament in the IRB Sevens World Series on Friday.

    WN.com - Business News

  • That's sort of like saying, I'm supposed to be the lead paper-pusher for our band of kids, but being a new pack in our district and trying to reach critical mass means each one of our Parent "Akela" Volunteers needs to take some leadership role.

    Sun Bloggers

  • 19/CNW Telbec/- Akela Pharma, Inc. ( "Akela"), (TSX: AKL), a leader in the development of therapeutics for the treatment of pain, and the company's wholly owned subsidiary,

    WN.com - Financial News

  • She will wear the uniform, but I don't think she will be given a name, such as Akela the wolf pack leader in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, as group leaders are.

    Duchess of Cambridge names the charities she will support

  • I remember an interview, the Akela of the Big Society - Davie Boy had on Radio 4's PM show with Eddie Mair where he was asked when he or his Con colleagues last volunteered or did any thing that did not bring any direct personal benefit to them.

    Coalition to propose automatic charity donations at cash machines

  • This sounded to me so much like the name of our old cub mistress, Akela, that I felt I understood the bird.

    Wildwood

  • And here to tell us more is Akela Peoples, HBA, BEd, MEd, Co-founder, President and CEO, Youth in Motion, an organization that has presented career conferences and a wide variety of other programs across Canada in the past nine years and the national awards program called Top 20 Under 20.

    Top 20 Under 20

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.