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Synonyms for lair

Synonyms for lair

a place used as an animal's dwelling

a hiding place

Synonyms for lair

the habitation of wild animals

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But the Wild is the Wild, and motherhood is motherhood, at all times fiercely protective whether in the Wild or out of it; and the time was to come when the she-wolf, for her grey cub's sake, would venture the left fork, and the lair in the rocks, and the lynx's wrath.
Soon Goro will be devoured by Numa and we shall have no more light after Kudu seeks his lair. How shall we dance the Dum-Dum without the light of Goro?"
That the two doctors and I should remain there, whilst Lord Godalming and Quincey found the lairs at Walworth and Mile End and destroyed them.
"But I am proud of him, and now we must go to the Cold Lairs."
They all knew where that place was, but few of the Jungle People ever went there, because what they called the Cold Lairs was an old deserted city, lost and buried in the jungle, and beasts seldom use a place that men have once used.
In the Cold Lairs the Monkey-People were not thinking of Mowgli's friends at all.
The monkeys dragged him into the Cold Lairs late in the afternoon, and instead of going to sleep, as Mowgli would have done after a long journey, they joined hands and danced about and sang their foolish songs.
All that while the fight with Baloo went on, and the monkeys yelled in the tank round Bagheera, and Mang the Bat, flying to and fro, carried the news of the great battle over the jungle, till even Hathi the Wild Elephant trumpeted, and, far away, scattered bands of the Monkey-Folk woke and came leaping along the tree-roads to help their comrades in the Cold Lairs, and the noise of the fight roused all the day birds for miles round.
Then Kaa opened his mouth for the first time and spoke one long hissing word, and the far-away monkeys, hurrying to the defense of the Cold Lairs, stayed where they were, cowering, till the loaded branches bent and crackled under them.
Christopher Diaz, commanding officer of 80th Infantry Battalion, said the combined forces of Philippine Army and Philippine National Police were conducting operations when they chanced upon the training lair, resulting in a clash with several NPA rebels.
Both are currently expected to run out of developed lairs in late 2026, but the planned extensions will mean New Monkland would have capacity until 2041 and Coltswood until 2045.
The Dragon's Lair project sees groups of students pitch an idea to a panel of local business representatives, demonstrating how they would make a PS10 investment grow into vital funds for Hope House.
The two new attractions at the Cadw-run Caerphilly Castle - called Gilbert's Maze and the Dragons' Lair - are being revealed today and are part of the organisation's PS570k rebrand of the 750-year-old landmark as part of its Castles Alive!
The Dragon's Lair will be a permanent home for the Cadw dragon family, featuring stunning dragon models created by Wild Creations, complete with an audiovisual display with smoke, snores and a reading of the dragon's epic tale.