Carcajou



wolverine (def 1).
Historical Examples

They seemed prepared to stay there indefinitely, in the hope of starving out the carcajou and tearing her to pieces.
The House in the Water Charles G. D. Roberts

She did not want to be taken back, even to that little village of carcajou.
The Peace of Roaring River George van Schaick

The gun was concealed in some low bushes, but the bait was so placed that the carcajou must see it on his way up the bank.
Animal Intelligence George J. Romanes

For a moment a wild idea came to him of going over to carcajou in the darkness.
The Peace of Roaring River George van Schaick

Stonor, studying her, reflected that this was no doubt the woman he had seen with Imbrie at carcajou Point two months before.
The Woman from Outside Hulbert Footner

Our greatest enemy was the glutton, or wolverine, or as Garoupe called him, the carcajou.
The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith W.H.G. Kingston

Never had she doubted that the scene would occur right there at the station in carcajou.
The Peace of Roaring River George van Schaick

But the carcajou saw that some one little less cunning than herself had been before her.
The House in the Water Charles G. D. Roberts

The people of carcajou were good-natured 18 but prone to guffaws.
The Peace of Roaring River George van Schaick

Once assured of his absence, the carcajou devoted all her strength and cunning to making her way into the closed cabin.
The House in the Water Charles G. D. Roberts

noun
a North American name for wolverine

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