Part of speech: noun

A dog like carnivorous mammal, smaller than the wolf.

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Usage examples "jackal":

  1. Suppose he is jackal for Rockley, old lady? - "The Master of the Ceremonies", George Manville Fenn.
  2. To talk of the soul of a money- lender in a beast that never had the courage of a jackal is child's talk." - "The Jungle Book", Rudyard Kipling.
  3. If De Wet followed his jackal Hertzog into the south- western areas, the columns on the line from De Aar downwards were to move west as parallel forces and tackle the invader in turn. - "On the Heels of De Wet", The Intelligence Officer.