Definition of Dholes

1. Noun. (plural of dhole) ¹



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Definition of Dholes

1. dhole [n] - See also: dhole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dholes

dhindo
dhobi
dhobi itch
dhobie itch
dhobie mark
dhobie mark dermatitis
dhobis
dhoby
dhobying
dhol
dholak
dholaki
dholaks
dhole
dholes (current term)
dholki
dholkis
dholl
dholls
dhols
dhoney
dhoneys
dhoni
dhonies
dhonis
dhony
dhoolies
dhooly
dhoora

Literary usage of Dholes

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1. The Dog by William Youatt (1857)
"Captain Williamson, in his Oriental Field Sports, gives the following account of the dholes :— " They are to be found chiefly, or only, in the country from ..."

2. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"dholes forward among the sands and shoals opposite the Lairs. ... said the leader of the dholes. The entire Pack flung themselves at the shore, ..."

3. The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (1897)
"said the leader of the dholes. The entire pack flung themselves at the shore, ... Mowgli followed the rush, stabbing and slicing as the dholes, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Nearly related to ti* hunting-dog are the dholes or wild dogs of Asia, ... dholes are whole-coloured animals, with short heads; **J hunt in packs. ..."

5. A Kipling Primer by Frederic Lawrence Knowles (1899)
"—-A ferocious pack of dholes or red hunting-dogs, fiercer even than wolves, ... These " Little People of the Rocks " kill several of the dholes, ..."

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