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  • noun Plural form of wild.
  • noun wilderness

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Examples

  • Wherefore do thou write him a letter and chide him angrily and spare him no manner of reproof, but threaten him with dreadful threats and menace him with death and say to him, ‘Whence hast thou knowledge of me, that thou durst write me, O dog of a merchant, O thou who trudgest far and wide all thy days in wilds and wolds for the sake of gaining a dirham or a dinar?

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • You need a capsule in the wilds if you can't stand pain or thirst or privation, and if I ever reached Soviet airspace I might come down somewhere isolated - but Ferris knew me better than that: I'm an animal and the wilds are my home, whether they're forest-land or the jungle of the big-city streets.

    The Sinkiang Executive

  • If you're quick to see, you'll learn that the nature here in the wilds is the same as that of men -- only men are no longer cannibals.

    The Man of the Forest

  • To cater for a whole school up in the wilds is a task from which many Principals would shrink, and Miss Bowes might be forgiven if she had at first demurred at the suggestion.

    For the Sake of the School

  • If you're quick to see, you'll learn that the nature here in the wilds is the same as that of men -- only men are no longer cannibals.

    The Man of the Forest

  • Man who goes into the wilds is a marked man till he comes out.

    The Freebooters of the Wilderness

  • But, as Mr. Selincourt had made arrangements to keep the boat for use as a floating hotel until the next morning, their first night in the wilds was a very comfortable one.

    A Countess from Canada A Story of Life in the Backwoods

  • As a child, I used to listen with intense interest to my beloved father, who for many years had been a pioneer missionary in what were then known as the wilds of

    On the Indian Trail Stories of Missionary Work among Cree and Salteaux Indians

  • The other plum of our wilds is the bullace (_P. institia_), the fruit of which differs from that of the sloe in being larger and less bitter.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 456 Volume 18, New Series, September 25, 1852

  • "I'm here to tell you our job is not finished and and we are not going anywhere until it is," Obama said after meeting with government and business leaders in Panama City, Florida. pc tha great album release party @ buck wilds farmerly know as stetsuns my up coming album release party at buck wilds aka stetsuns

    WN.com - Photown News

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