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baboon

n. a jerk; a stupid person. (Also a rude term of address.) Tell that ugly baboon to get out of here.
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I think that I mentioned to you that the doctor kept a cheetah and a baboon.
Let anti-masques not be long; they have been commonly of fools, satyrs, baboons, wild-men, antics, beasts, sprites, witches, Ethiops, pigmies, turquets, nymphs, rustics, Cupids, statuas moving, and the like.
It was, indeed, a troop of very formidable baboons of the dog-faced species.
Although he could not see through walls, he got the smells he was later to identify of lions, leopards, monkeys, baboons, and seals and sea-lions.
Few indeed were those that eventually developed into baboons and then apes, which was considered by Caspakians the real beginning of evolution.
Such an old scarecrow is just the thing for a sign over the Two Baboons.
Men think that it is essential that the Nation have commerce, and export ice, and talk through a telegraph, and ride thirty miles an hour, without a doubt, whether they do or not; but whether we should live like baboons or like men, is a little uncertain.
He said: "Our bus drove through the lion park and when we went through the baboon enclosure, one of the baboons jumped on the skylight of the coach and smashed the window and nearly fell inside the bus.
With Mother's Day approaching, it's a case of double trouble for one baboon mum as she has given birth to twins.
This study aimed to establish a culture system of baboon primary osteoblasts and to investigate the effects of PM extract and its phytoestrogens on these cells.
The former BBC Springwatch presenter also met with the newest addition to the baboon brood - seven-weekold baby Billie.
One brazen baboon even appears to use the salmon-coloured bedsheet as a disguise when they flee the scene in Cape Town, South Africa, Cyril Ruoso, from Burgundy, France, captured the photos of the monkeys.
Baboons and vervet monkeys live side by side with humans in game management areas in Zambia, and this situation often leads to high levels of human-baboon/monkey conflicts.
Finding a functioning baboon troop for cognitive research was serendipitous, explains study co-author Jenna Bovee, the elephant handler at the Seneca Park Zoo who is also the primary keeper for the baboons.
This big baboon earned his name from his taste for mangoes.