from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A living creature.
- n. Informal A domestic animal, especially a cow, horse, or mule.
- n. Informal A person.
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- n. A creature
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any animal.
- n. A domestic animal or a non-predatory wild animal; -- contrasted with
varmint, also dialectal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A vulgar corruption of creature.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a regional term for `creature' (especially for domestic animals)
And if your critter is only doing a conference call? nt djemi
If a complex tribolite gets killed by a natural disaster, does that mean the critter is less fit?
Almost always, when a critter is struck there and the bullet does its job, the beast goes down right away or within a few steps.
Afte rabbit season is over all ny hunting buddy's and their family's and anybody else that wants to come get together at my shop and I cook what I call a critter stew.
Of course I have a Savage combo gun in .22/.410 so I can choose a .22 on the ground or the .410 if the critter is in a tree.
I also believe that whether you call it Skookum, Bigfoot or Swamp Ape that critter is Smart and knows his habitat better than we know the insides of our vehicles.
This Dobson critter is a religious determinist, specifically, a variant of a Calvinist predestinarian (John Calvin, 16th Century Protestant theologian; a Protestant when being a Protestant could get you burned at the stake).
For the small game depending on what the critter is you might want to look into something a little smaller.
Knowing how hardy the critter is to knockdown is where you match the cartridge and bullet weight in accordance with the terrain, distance and environment (crosswind etc) conditions for the best performance. 180 on deer is ridicules!!
My experience haws been that the removal of morale has turned every combat into “they fight until killed”, ESPECIALLY with unintelligent animals/monsters – DMs sometimes will say “well, those soldiers are smart, maybe they run off” but any critter is 100% dedicated to killing.