n. four-footed or quadruped animal, especially, four-footed mammal
A mammal is usually a quadruped.
Sentence in Classic:
As for the white shark, the white gliding ghostliness of repose in that creature, when beheld in his ordinary moods, strangely tallies with the same quality in the Polar quadruped.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
It is more than probable that, in the disordered state of his thoughts, he would soon have fallen into some suspicious, if not fatal, error had not his incipient attempts been interrupted by a fierce growl from the quadruped.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
You never meet with quadrupeds going up and down walls; you must not have quadrupeds represented upon walls.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context