Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An East Indian bear, Mellursus or Prochilus labiatus; the slothbear or aswail. See cut under aswail.
  • n. The kinkajou, Cercoleptes caudivolvulus. See cut under kinkajou.

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Examples

  • Metal casks of warm honey are situated nearby, available for do-it-yourself filling of empty honey-bear containers on the shelves below.

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  • The only wild animals to be found are the small and comparatively harmless tree-tiger, and the little brown honey-bear, but neither of these are much feared.

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  • The honey-bear, kept secretly in a studio upstairs and christened "H-B" to cloak his identity -- for the club rules denied him hospitality -- came in with a jaunty air of confidence.

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  • The honey-bear gets a good share of the wild honey, for his shaggy hide is proof against the stings of the bees.

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  • Salim and co-defendant Khalfan Khamis Mohammed used knives fashioned from a comb and hairbrush, honey-bear bottles filled with hot sauce, and ropes made of cloth and clear plastic wrap in the attack on Pepe.

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  • We saw around 53 species of birds and a variety of animals including capybara, a honey-bear (type of anteater) and caiman.

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