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jackal

n. a low and devious person. What does that jackal want here?
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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.
"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.
Another place offered a still more revolting spectacle--half-devoured corpses; skeletons mouldering to dust; human limbs scattered here and there, and left to feed the jackals and hyenas.
The golden jackal (Canis aureus Linnaeus, 1758) is a middle-sized carnivore from the genus Canis (Jhala & Moehlmann 2008, Krofel et al.
1THE DAY OF THE JACKAL (1973) THE best-selling thriller by Frederick Forsyth about a plot to kill French president Charles de Gaulle sees Edward Fox in chilling form as the cool killer known only as the Jackal.
Edward Fox in The Day of the Jackal 1THE DAY OF THE JACKAL (1973) THE best-selling thriller by Frederick Forsyth about a plot to kill French president Charles de Gaulle sees Edward Fox in chilling form as the cool killer known only as the Jackal.
In support is emerging emcee and Scottish Alternative Music Awardnominated artist Jackal Trades.
Staff Sergeant John "Jock" McKelvie suffered severe internal injuries when the seven-ton Jackal armoured vehicle he was driving overturned at Catterick Garrison in Yorkshire on January 29.