lair


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lair

the resting place of a wild animal
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The Lair of the Wolf is his refuge, and where he has made him his home, Not even the Head Wolf may enter, not even the Council may come.
The Lair of the Wolf is his refuge, but where he has digged it too plain, The Council shall send him a message, and so he shall change it again.
There were many signs of the battle that had been fought, and of the lynx's withdrawal to her lair after having won the victory.
Then, within the eighth cave, we came upon a lair of apts.
Others told of seeing Tarzan ride upon the back of Tantor, the elephant; of his bringing the black boy, Tibo, to the tribe, and of mysterious things with which he communed in the strange lair by the sea.
The great man-brute seated himself upon a flat rock--his throne, I imagine--just before the entrance to his lair.
The puppies knew no place to run except into the lair, and we headed them off.
Are we all armed, as we were on that night when first we visited our enemy's lair.
The lair of such a monster would not have been disturbed for hundreds--or thousands--of years.
In the meantime the beasts within the cabin were warily examining the contents of this strange lair.
Like some huge many-limbed animal, the regiment began to prepare its lair and its food.
The big, serious, old brown bear was delighted to have so quick a pupil, for the young wolves will only learn as much of the Law of the Jungle as applies to their own pack and tribe, and run away as soon as they can repeat the Hunting Verse --"Feet that make no noise; eyes that can see in the dark; ears that can hear the winds in their lairs, and sharp white teeth, all these things are the marks of our brothers except Tabaqui the Jackal and the Hyaena whom we hate.