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Akela

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Name of the leader of the wolf pack in Kipling's Jungle Books (1894–5); he is known as the Lone Wolf, and his name comes from Hindi akelā ‘single, solitary’.

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Akela

Overview page.

Name of the leader of the wolf pack in Kipling's Jungle Books (1894–5); he is known as the Lone Wolf, and his name comes from Hindi akelā ‘single, solitary’.

The name is used...

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Akela

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 50 words.

The adult leader of a pack of Cub Scouts (formerly Wolf Cubs). The word is the name of the

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Akela

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

The adult leader of a pack of Cub Scouts (formerly wolf cubs). The word is the name of the

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Akela

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 50 words.

name of the leader of the wolf pack in Kipling's Jungle Books (1894–5); he is known as the ...

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lone

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Lone Ranger a character created originally for American radio in 1933, as a masked enforcer of law in the American West, who (assisted by the Indian Tonto) constantly intervenes on the side...

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