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Definition of "silver-tip" []

  • A variety of the grizzly bear, Ursus horribilis, in which the long hairs are tipped with yellowish white, giving the pelage something the appearance of that of the silver fox. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "silver-tip" in a sentence
  • "Go buy yourself a silver-tip badger hair shaving brush."
  • "Slowly the light spread and as slowly the shadows stole away until the October moon looked down on the great Indian camp -- a hundred lodges, each as perfect in design as the tusks of a young silver-tip, and all looking ghostly white in the still of the autumn night."
  • "It was a reckless thing for her to do, for such a call might bring upon her a mountain lion or ever-watchful silver-tip; but Snana did not think of that."
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