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jackal

n. a low and devious person. What does that jackal want here?
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"Free People, and ye too, jackals of Shere Khan, for twelve seasons I have led ye to and from the kill, and in all that time not one has been trapped or maimed.
Who are we, the Gidur-log [the jackal people], to pick and choose?" He scuttled to the back of the cave, where he found the bone of a buck with some meat on it, and sat cracking the end merrily.
Sullenly enough, the jackal loosened his dress, went into an adjoining room, and came back with a large jug of cold water, a basin, and a towel or two.
The lion then composed himself on his back on a sofa on one side of the drinking-table, while the jackal sat at his own paper-bestrewn table proper, on the other side of it, with the bottles and glasses ready to his hand.
At length the jackal had got together a compact repast for the lion, and proceeded to offer it to him.
The jackal removed the towels from his head, which had been steaming again, shook himself, yawned, shivered, and complied.
With a deprecatory grunt, the jackal again complied.
And upon a night when the jackal of the Moon [the Evening Star] stood clear of the Jungle, he felt that his Night was upon him, and he went to that cave to meet the Hairless One.
"Never till the Jackal of the Moon stands clear of the evening mist.
he was evil!--he was cunning as a jackal, and fierce like a lion..
"30 wolves, 39 jackals and 183 stray dogs were killed in 2019.
We carried out an intensive analysis in official databases and we research available literature, to gather all certified data about golden jackals. Official records were collected from two governmental organisations, the State Nature Conservancy of the Slovak Republic (SNCSR)--www.biomonitoring.sk and the National Forest Centre (NFC)--www.forestportal.sk.
He added: "Under the Clegg-Cameron administration, the MoD spent more than PS45million on 140 Jackals.
ISLAMABAD -- PPP MNA Nafeesa Shah has said jackals and vultures can not occupy Sindh.