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Tomcat  n.  A male cat, especially when full grown or of large size.

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"Tomcat" Quotes from Famous Books

... shure enough. Billy Backlog, who lives closest to the rise, was a-tellin' us in the Anchor bar that she woke him up two nights arter th' murder, a-yowlin' like an old tomcat, but Billy knew it worn't a cat—it weer far more fearsome, wi gasps at th' end. The deaf fat chap at Benson's arst him what time this might be. Billy said he disremembered th' time—mebbe it wor ten or a bit ...
— The Shrieking Pit • Arthur J. Rees

... been syllogizing all these years, alike when we listen to the nocturnal yowl of the tomcat, and to the morning song of the lark; alike, when we smell the rose, seize the orange, or devour the tempting oyster. In syllogism do we live and move, and have our being. This is the grand discovery—the last great contribution to philosophy from Concord's greatest philosopher. We suddenly ...
— Buchanan's Journal of Man, September 1887 - Volume 1, Number 8 • Various

Words linked to "Tomcat" :   Felis catus, Felis domesticus, gib

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