jackal

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jackal englannista suomeksi

  1. sakaali

  1. Substantiivi

  2. sakaali

  3. liero

  4. Verbi

jackal englanniksi

  1. Any of certain wild canids of the genus ''Canis'', native to the tropical World and smaller than a wolf.

  2. 1987, Brenda E. F. Beck, Peter J. Claus, Praphulladatta Goswami, Jawaharlal Handoo (editors), ''Folktales of India'', page 289,

  3. In passing, it also mentions how the jackal and the tiger acquired their reddish spots. All of the animals referred to, except the deer, have tricksterlike personalities, both in this tale and in other story contexts. But the jackal is the most renowned of all for roguishness.
  4. (quote-book)

  5. A person who performs menial/routine tasks, a dogsbody.

  6. A person who behaves in an opportunistic way; especially a base collaborator.

  7. A jack (the card).

  8. To perform menial or routine tasks

  9. 1800, ''Pamphlets on British Taxation''http://books.google.com/books?id=XB8JAQAAIAAJ:

  10. They have jackalled for the great beast, to pick in turns the bones of each other; they have subserved those above, to oppress and defraud those below; and they are suffering, and, so far as classes can, justly suffering their purgation.