lady bear

lady bear

1. A strong, aggressively protective mother. Likened to literal mother bears, which are notoriously violent and aggressive when confronting a danger to their offspring. She's usually quite demure and reserved, but she turns into a straight-up lady bear if you so much as look at her kids the wrong way.
2. dated A female police officer. The two fellas were busting each other up when a lady bear on patrol came round and threw them both in her squad car.
See also: bear, lady

lady bear

n. a female officer of the law. (see also Smokey (the Bear), mama bear.) This lady bear asks me if I’m going to a fire.
See also: bear, lady
References in classic literature ?
Matrimonial differences are usually discussed by the parties concerned in the form of dialogue, in which the lady bears at least her full half share.
How the lady bear cunningly seduces not one but a series of suitors into a mating ritual and in this way tricks all the prospective daddy bears into believing that the cub (when it is born) is theirs?
She's billed as Troglodyte of Ancient Days, the Ugliest Woman in the World and Mujer Osa (Lady Bear).
features some of San Francisco's most notorious drag performers including: Sue Casa (Carrie Bradshaw), D'Arcy Drollinger (Samantha Jones), Lady Bear (Miranda Hobbs), Steven LeMay (Charlotte York), and more.
Naturally, it is much easier to make all in a small field round the turns of Windsor but the likes of Lady Bear and Riberac have shown that this event can be won from the front.
Richard Fahey had just moved stables to the other side of Malton when Lady Bear gave him a timely big race triumph at Goodwood a year ago.
THE popular Lady Bear (2.20) can go out with a bang in the feature event at Lingfield today.
Checkit (50-1) finished a further two lengths away in third, with Lady Bear (25-1) making late progress to snatch the each-way money from Far Lane.
Checkit and Lady Bear were third and fourth respectively.
Hills: 8 Akshar (from 7's), Shot To Fame, 9 Chivalry (from 8's), Jazz Messenger (from 8's), 14 Grand Passion, Zabaglione (from 16's), 16 Lady Bear, 20 Camelot, Navado, Pablo, Persian Lightening, 25 bar.
BETTING - William Hill: 7-1 Akshar, 8-1 Chivalry, 10-1 Shot To Fame, 12-1 Jazz Messenger, 14-1 Grand Passion, 16-1 Lady Bear, Zabaglione, 20-1 Camelot, Navado, Pablo, Persian Lightning, Pentecost, Tug Of Love, 25-1 bar.
Richard Fahey's splendid mare Lady Bear will be off to the sales at the end of the season and she enhanced her value as a broodmare prospect with a first Listed-race success at Sandown Park on Saturday.
Lady Bear landed a gamble in the Sunley Atalanta stakes to take her winnings to pounds 200,000.
He brought Lady Bear home on the second day of the three-day meeting in the Spring Mile,and for the rest of the campaign there was no stopping him.
Even though they were dwarfed by the leaders' big win, four clubs picked 16-1 shot Lady Bear - Old School Ties, AEC Dodger, Christ The King Snooker and Faurecia's Fancy.