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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
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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.
The Lady Bears, who beat Notre Dame 82-81 this month, were served fast food from Wendy's, McDonald's and Burger King in the State Dining Room -- the same spread that other sports teams were served during their visits to the Trump White House.
Lady Bears supporters might be waiting to spend their money at the national tournament instead of coming to Oklahoma City, she said.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Women's basketball saw a major winning streak come to an end on Thursday night when the top-ranked University of Connecticut Huskies lost 68-57 to the number eight ranked Baylor Lady Bears.
As I learned more about lady bears, I realised we're not so different.
The Lady Bears play Iowa (26-7) on Friday in Oklahoma City.
'Iron Lady bears clusters of 3-inch-round red fruits on bushy, determinate plants.
This was a great warm-up for the team in preparation for the Collegiates to be held two weeks later (the Lady Bears won the team national title).
Junior guards Taylor Lilley and Micaela Cocks combined to score 38 points with nine three-pointers against the Lady Bears. Both contributed to the game's two emotional high points, making back-to-back threes as Oregon built a 12-point lead in the first half, then doing so again to get the Ducks within six in the final 90 seconds.
SEXY Scots koala Chumbee is such a hit with the lady bears that he has been sent to a zoo in Austria to show their shy males how to do it.
Stiles took the nation by storm leading the Lady Bears to the national semifinals.
But the Lady Bears, led by the ever-poised Chloe Jackson, kept their composure.
Meanwhile, Chris Brown is back in Los Angeles, and his new leading lady bears a striking resemblance to his ex-girlfriend, Karrueche Tran.
Oregon's 39 points were the most allowed by Baylor in the first half this season, and led to the Lady Bears' first halftime deficit of the year.
The year after the Lady Bears won their last title, she returned most of the team and they were upset by Louisville in the Sweet 16.