Synonyms for catamount

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Which I ain't in the habit of bein' took lightly by no catamount.

Probably her mother who probably too was the catamount's sister.

The catamount had shifted his position, and the boys saw him plainly.

A catamount,” replied Jerry, “or Indian Devil, as some call them.

Here come the wolves, and the catamount is growling like fury.

The catamount screeched, and quivered for a second at44tack.

It was as large a catamount as the two Maine lads had ever seen.

“If we do the catamount will likely climb after us,” replied Jerry.

I can kill a catamount as easy as a deer if I get the chance.

He was frightened to see the catamount within six feet of him.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, shortening of cat-o'-mountain (1610s), from cat of the mountain (early 15c.), a name aplied to various types of wildcat.

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