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General Crossword Questions for “jackal”

  • Animal related to the dog
  • Slender wild dog
  • Wild canine
  • Carrion-eating mammal

Encyclopedia

  • A jackal is a member of any of three small to medium-sized species of predators of the genus Canis, found in Africa, Asia, and southeastern Europe. Jackals fill a similar ecological niche to the coyote (sometimes called the "American jackal"[1]) in North America. — “Jackal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Jackal is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. In Amazing Spider-Man #148 (Sep. 1975), the identity of the Jackal was revealed to be Professor Miles Warren, a supporting character of Spider-Man,. — “Jackal (Marvel Comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Carlos the Jackal (born Ilich Ramírez Sánchez on October 12, 1949(1949-10-12)) is a Venezuelan terrorist convicted of murder in France who has worked with and for causes associated with communists, Arab nationalists and Islamists. He is serving a life sentence in prison. — “Carlos the Jackal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "There's a pretty fellow, now," he banteringly laughed, standing in the ship's bows, "there's a jackal for ye! I well know that these Crappoes of Frenchmen are but poor devils in the fishery; sometimes lowering their boats for breakers, mistaking them for Sperm Whale spouts; yes, and sometimes sailing from their port with their hold full of boxes of tallow candles, and cases of snuffers, foreseeing that all the oil they will get won't be enough to dip the Captain's wick into; aye, we all know these things; but look ye, here's a Crappo that is content with our leavings, the drugged whale there, I mean; aye, and is content too with scraping the dry bones of that other precious fish he has there. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • The Deer, roaming unrestrained, happy and fat of carcase, was one day descried by a Jackal. 'Ho! ho!' thought the Jackal on observing him, 'if I could but get this soft meat for a meal! It might be–if I can only win his confidence,' Thus reflecting he approached, and saluted him. — “Ramayana” by Valmiki

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