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  • n. A male wolf.


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  • I doubt those youngsters expected to hit anybody, when they shot—they were just trying to lure us down into some box canyon, where the he-wolf can cut us off and tear out our throats.

    Comanche Moon

  • If the old he-wolf wants us bad enough, let him come.

    Comanche Moon

  • I'm the lone he-wolf, and I've seen thirty winters.

    Chapter III

  • I have several times seen wolves run down and stopped by greyhounds after a break-neck gallop and a wildly exciting finish, but this was the only occasion on which I ever saw the dogs kill a big, full-grown he-wolf unaided.

    Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches

  • And the he-wolf fell on Sigi, but he gave forth never a cry,

    The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs

  • Heroism will be gone; and instead of it there will be the savage ferocity of the he-wolf, the brute cunning of the she-fox, the rapacity of the vulture, and the headlong daring of the wild bull; but no longer the cool, calm courage that, for truth's sake, and for love's sake, looks death firmly in the face, and then wheels into line ready to be slain.

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

  • But he prayed me carefully to hide his suspicions from you, 'otherwise,' said he, 'the young wolf-cub will never thrust himself into the trap for the deliverance of the old he-wolf.

    The Betrothed

  • The big-screen is ripe for a new take on the hairy he-wolf legend.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • The big screen is ripe for a new take on the hairy he-wolf legend. - Local News

  • This story about a fox and a wolf, might be better called "The vixen and the wolf" because the fox is very feminine, while the wolf is definitely a he-wolf.

    Storynory - Stories For Kids


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