Synonyms for bobcat

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A bobcat hates dogs about as much as human beings do skunks.

And that spiteful Bobcat, that took advantage of him; and the man that had tried to kill him.

"Bobcat," whispered Clark, in a tone which convinced not even himself.

Then he added: “I thought perhaps a bobcat had stolen your––rabbit.”

But the Bobcat, evidently young and inexperienced, gave chase.

One evening as I was watching, a bobcat chased two beavers into the pond.

Possibly—Ted remembered that he had his coyote traps—he had caught a bobcat or so.

It was a proved fact that a man on foot cannot catch up with a bobcat that is also on foot.

The native name for this bobcat in Tamaulipas is "gato rabn."

The killer, probably a bobcat, knew of the other muskrat and would return to get it.

WORD ORIGIN

North American lynx, 1873, in a Maine context; so called for its short tail; see bob (n.2) + cat (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BOBCAT

cat

nounfeline animal, sometimes a pet
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