she-wolf

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she- +‎ wolf

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she-wolf (plural she-wolves)

  1. A female wolf.
    • 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 212:
      In some trepidation the priest and his friend accompanied the wolf to his den, where lay a she-wolf on the point of death.
  2. (slang, figurative) A predatory woman.

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