Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Australia, another name for the carpet-snake, Hoplocephalus curtus, which is cross-banded and quick in its movements.

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Examples

  • Nic felt plenty of inclination to have a shot at what was probably, from its appearance, the venomous tiger-snake of which he had heard the men speak.

    First in the Field A Story of New South Wales

  • The great tiger-snake is seen with its head raised half a yard from the surface; the cascabel, too, coiled like

    The Rifle Rangers

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