Definition of Akela

1. Proper noun. A fictional wolf character in Rudyard Kipling's ''The Jungle Book''. ¹



2. Noun. The leader of a pack of Cub Scouts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Akela

1. a leader of a cub scout pack [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Akela

akathisia
akathisias
akathisic
akatoreite
akdalaite
akdalaites
ake
akeake
akebia
aked
akedah
akedahs
akee
akee tree
akees
akela
akelas
akembe
aken
akene
akenes
akeni
akenned
akenness
akenning
akens
akepiro
akepiros
aker

Literary usage of Akela

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1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
""Drive the bulls away to the left, Akela. Gray Brother, when we are gone hold ... The bulls swept off as Akela bayed, and Gray Brother stopped in front of ..."

2. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (1894)
"Akela never raised his head from his paws, but went on with the monotonous ... Akela never even twitched his ears. All he said was, " Look well, O Wolves ! ..."

3. Average Americans by Theodore Roosevelt (1919)
"He always reminded me of Kipling's description of Akela the gray wolf, when he says that "Akela was very old and gray, and he walked as though he were made ..."

4. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1872)
"... near an isolated elevation called hills and near Akela 40 ... band of light colored coarse sandstone ' Akela? ..."

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