Definition of Bear cub

1. Noun. A young bear.

Generic synonyms: Cub, Young Carnivore, Bear



Definition of Bear cub

1. Noun. A young bear. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bear Cub

bear's-paw
bear's-paw fern
bear's breech
bear's breeches
bear's ear
bear's foot
bear's garlic
bear's grape
bear-a-hand
bear-whelp
bear a hand
bear away
bear cat
bear claw
bear claws
bear cub (current term)
bear cubs
bear down
bear down on
bear down upon
bear false witness
bear fruit
bear hug
bear hugs
bear in mind
bear in with
bear market
bear markets
bear oak

Literary usage of Bear cub

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1. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"If you see a bear cub, head back the way you came, away from the cub, as quickly as possible, without showing signs of distress. ..."

2. Adventure Guide to the Inside Passage and Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2002)
"If you see a bear cub, head back the way you came, away from the cub, as quickly as possible, without showing signs of distress. ..."

3. British Columbia Adventure Guide by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2004)
"If you see a bear cub, head back the way you came, away from the cub, as quickly as possible, without showing signs of distress. Get out of there, ..."

4. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1920)
"The bear cub to the Rescue In 1900 I wrought out as best I could a map intended to show the distribution of the brown bears of Alaska, as a group. ..."

5. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"This expression arises out of the popular superstition that a bear's cub is born an amorphous mass and is licked into shape by its dam. ..."

6. Tales from the Fjeld: A Second Series of Popular Tales, from the Norse of P by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1874)
"Good day, Mrs. Pussy,' said the bear-cub; ' have you had anything to eat to-day ?' "' Oh, I've had a little, but I'm 'most fasting,' said the cat; ..."

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