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jackal

n. a low and devious person. What does that jackal want here?
References in classic literature ?
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.
Never till the Jackal of the Moon stands clear of the evening mist.
Are we all jackals, to fawn on this cattle butcher?
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.
82) Johannes Schoeman, MLA for the intensively farmed district of Oudtshoorn where jackals damaged valuable ostrich nests, was adamant that farmers should be responsible for vermin control themselves: `you see there are a great many loafers, who, instead of going to work, go and try and get jackals' tails; they may catch a jackal, but they steal from your neighbour'.
On March 5, a jackal was observed, which also scared pelicans.
We report discovery of Dermacentor reticulatus ticks infected with Rickettsia raoultii from a wild golden jackal in Thorsminde, in the western region of Denmark.
The 30-year-old Jackal found himself struggling in later stages of the 10-round bout with Mexican Horacio Garcia.
Three Plays of Tirso de Molina: New Translations of Don Juan: The Jackal of Seville; A Sinner Saved, a Saint Damned; and The Timid Young Man at the Palace Gate
Differences in golden jackal skull shape and size due to sexual dimorphism were examined using two dimensional geometric morphometrics approach.
A DNA sample, however, revealed the culprit to be a golden jackal (Canis aureus), the state ministry for the environment announced.