Definition of Jackals

1. Noun. (plural of jackal) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of jackal) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jackals

1. jackal [n] - See also: jackal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jackals

jack plug
jack plugs
jack russell
jack russells
jack salmon
jack shit
jack the lad
jack up
jackal
jackal buzzard
jackal buzzards
jackalled
jackalling
jackalope
jackalopes
jackals (current term)
jackanape
jackanaperies
jackanapery
jackanapes
jackanapeses
jackaroo
jackarooed
jackarooesse
jackarooesses
jackarooing
jackaroos
jackarse
jackarses
jackass

Literary usage of Jackals

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1. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1899)
"... owing, on the one hand, to the close similarity of the skulls of extinct as well as living wolves and jackals, and owing, on the other hand, to 1 Owen, ..."

2. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"... by "jackals That which cannot be effected by force may be achieved by cunning. An elephant was killed by a jackal, through going over a swampy place. ..."

3. Raemaekers' Cartoons: With Accompanying Notes by Well-known English Writers by Louis Raemaekers (1916)
"This picture of Belgium and its jackals is doubtless only too true. Mr. Raemakers and the Dutch have better means of knowing than we. ..."

4. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"Foxes and jackals are very common in Egypt. They are inferior in size to the ... Every evening, about sunset, the jackals issue from their caves or ..."

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