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  • noun Plural form of wolverene.

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Examples

  • And two days later, when he returned to his kill and found a dozen wolverenes quarrelling over the spoil, he scattered them like chaff; and those that fled left two behind who would quarrel no more.

    The Call of the Wild

  • The security of these caches (Figs. 98-111) is considered sacred in the wilds and they are not disturbed by savages or whites; but bears, foxes, husky dogs, porcupines, and wolverenes are devoid of any conscientious scruples and unless the cache is absolutely secure they will raid it.

    Shelters, Shacks and Shanties

  • The skull is very like that of the wolverenes in general form.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • These, and many other adventures with wolves and wolverenes, with panthers and peccaries, and porcupines and opossums, I might detail to you; but no doubt you are already wearied with the length of my story.

    The Desert Home The Adventures of a Lost Family in the Wilderness

  • They had reason to believe there were wolverenes about; for these fierce and destructive beasts are found in every part of the fur countries -- wherever there exist other animals upon which they can prey.

    Popular Adventure Tales

  • None of them, however, much exceed the size of the ordinary cat: unless we include the gluttons and wolverenes among the weasels, as naturalists sometimes do, notwithstanding that these animals differ altogether from them.

    Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found A Book of Zoology for Boys

  • They had reason to believe there were wolverenes about; for these fierce and destructive beasts are found in every part of the fur countries -- wherever there exist other animals upon which they can prey.

    The Young Voyageurs Boy Hunters in the North

  • Could we only kill off the fierce beasts -- such as panthers, and wolves, and wolverenes -- that preyed upon them, then the whole valley would become our deer-park, and the deer would soon increase to any number we wanted.

    The Desert Home The Adventures of a Lost Family in the Wilderness

  • They then butchered them, and hung the hides and quarters upon high branches, so as to secure them from wolves and wolverenes.

    The Young Voyageurs Boy Hunters in the North

  • They then butchered them, and hung the hides and quarters upon high branches, so as to secure them from wolves and wolverenes.

    Popular Adventure Tales

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