boar


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Synonyms for boar

Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come

an uncastrated male hog

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With a knife that hung at his side he cut several large pieces from the boar's body, and in the center of the trail he built a fire, cooking and eating as much as he wanted.
But who was Kulonga that he might not be eaten as fairly as Horta, the boar, or Bara, the deer?
He cut the boar's throat as he spoke, whereon Talthybius whirled it round his head, and flung it into the wide sea to feed the fishes.
'For six mortal weeks, the bears and boars had a holiday.
His mind was running upon bears and boars, when, in the process of draining his glass to the bottom, he raised his eyes, and saw, for the first time and with unbounded astonishment, that he was not alone.
I love thee, my sweet chuck, and gin I go not with thee to that same Blue Boar thou mayst call me a heathen."
But here we are at the Sign of the Blue Boar, so let us in and taste his brown October."
No sweeter inn could be found in all Nottinghamshire than that of the Blue Boar. None had such lovely trees standing around, or was so covered with trailing clematis and sweet woodbine; none had such good beer and such humming ale; nor, in wintertime, when the north wind howled and snow drifted around the hedges, was there to be found, elsewhere, such a roaring fire as blazed upon the hearth of the Blue Boar.
Mighty and muscled as was the young giant, it yet would have appeared but the maddest folly for him to face so formidable a creature as Horta, the boar, armed only with a slender hunting knife.
Tarzan of the Apes waited until the upcut of a wicked tusk would have laid open his thigh, then he moved--just the least bit to one side; but so quickly that lightning was a sluggard by comparison, and as he moved, he stooped low and with all the great power of his right arm drove the long blade of his father's hunting knife straight into the heart of Horta, the boar. A quick leap carried him from the zone of the creature's death throes, and a moment later the hot and dripping heart of Horta was in his grasp.
Currently, the number of capricorns in Kyrgyzstan reached 41,463, roe deers - 4,470, wild boar - more than 2,000.
The behaviour of the animal changed, shot by a hunter and the sample sent to a lab for testing.The boar was located in the cadastre of Svrtusa village (near Trebisov), about 7 kilometres away from the border with Hungary.
About reasons behind arrival of bores to hilly areas, Aftab who is doing research on incidence of wild boar damage in Galliyat said according to research findings and discussion with experts, climate change is the main reason which altered weather of mountainous areas making it hot and favorable for the animals of tropical region.
Fat pig!" eight-year-old Shino Chen shouted to her younger brother as she jumped up and down and pointed at a wild boar.
"Once this is done and wildlife reserves are identified where the wild boar populations are higher and similarly where the wild boar population is less or negligible, then the government should carry out the systemic plan of relocating wild boars especially from the dense location to the locations in those reserves where their density is negligible," the petitioner further stated.