Definition of True cat
1. Noun. Feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats.
Generic synonyms: Felid, Feline
Specialized synonyms: Domestic Cat, Felis Catus, Felis Domesticus, House Cat, Wildcat
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Literary usage of True cat
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1. The Westminster Problems Book: Prose and Verse by Westminster Gazette, London, Westminster Gazette, Naomi Gwladys Royde-Smith (1908)
"But the show cat is not the true cat. For the most part she is a bundle of ... No, the true cat is the tabby. That is the distinctive feline marking, ..."
2. Ingenuity and Luxury by Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams (1911)
"The true cat's-eye is a variety of chrysoberyl, varying in color from a soft yellow to a rich green, and having a glittering streak resembling the iris of ..."
3. A History of Science by Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams (1910)
"There are, however, two varieties of quartz which have a somewhat similar appearance, but which lack the luster and brilliancy of the true cat's-eye. ..."
4. All about Gold, Gems, and Pearls (also Minerals Generally) in Ceylon and by A. M. Ferguson, John Ferguson (1888)
"This chatoyant quartz is found in Ceylon (also the home of the true cat's-eye) in large quantities, and occurs chiefly of various shades of yellow or brown. ..."
5. The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-western Provinces of India by John Henry Baldwin (1877)
"The fur is rather rough, and wanting the sleekness of true cat. THE Cheetah, though classed among the cats, differs from the rest of the feline race in one ..."