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 Meanings and Examples of WOLF
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wolf
 n.  any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
 n.  Austrian composer (1860-1903)
Classic Sentence: (93 in 7 pages)
1  Thereafter the host took his guests to look at a young wolf which he had got tied to a chain.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
2  Karay was a shaggy old dog with a hanging jowl, famous for having tackled a big wolf unaided.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV
3  The angry borzois whined and getting free of the leash rushed past the horses' feet at the wolf.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV
4  He was galloping round by the bushes while the field was coming up on both sides, all trying to head the wolf, but it vanished into the wood before they could do so.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV
5  Nicholas Rostov meanwhile remained at his post, waiting for the wolf.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
6  He knew that young and old wolves were there, that the hounds had separated into two packs, that somewhere a wolf was being chased, and that something had gone wrong.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
7  He expected the wolf to come his way any moment.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
8  Several times he addressed a prayer to God that the wolf should come his way.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
9  The wolf ran forward and jumped heavily over a gully that lay in her path.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
10  They stood or lay not seeing the wolf or understanding the situation.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
11  the wolf seemed to say to herself, and she moved forward without again looking round and with a quiet, long, easy yet resolute lope.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
12  The first to come into view was Milka, with her black markings and powerful quarters, gaining upon the wolf.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
13  now she was ahead of it; but the wolf turned its head to face her, and instead of putting on speed as she usually did Milka suddenly raised her tail and stiffened her forelegs.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
14  The reddish Lyubim rushed forward from behind Milka, sprang impetuously at the wolf, and seized it by its hindquarters, but immediately jumped aside in terror.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
15  The wolf crouched, gnashed her teeth, and again rose and bounded forward, followed at the distance of a couple of feet by all the borzois, who did not get any closer to her.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  He thought he had better track this wolf and kill it.
2  It is madness for a sheep to treat of peace with a wolf.
3  The wolf has a winning game when the shepherds quarrel.
4  While you trust to the dog, the wolf slips into the sheepfold.
5  Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl.
6  The wolf and fox are both privateers.
7  The wolf may lose his teeth, but never his nature.
8  The dust raised by the sheep does not choke the wolf.
9  By little and little the wolf eateth the sheep.
10  There isn't a very sensible difference between a dog and a wolf.
11  Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
12  When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game.
13  Give never the wolf the wether.
14  A growing youth has a wolf in his belly.
15  When the wolf grows old, the crows ride him.