from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who prefers to go without the company or assistance of others. Also called lone hand.
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- n. A wolf that is not part of a pack
- n. A person who avoids the company of others; a loner
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who avoids the company or assistance of others
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It was dug out of an old lair, abandoned long before because it was not the most favorable location, but it was the best the black wolf could find after her mate, an old lone wolf drawn to her too-early heat, died in a fight.
We are now seeing emerging the potential so-called lone wolf escapade where we don't have sophisticated planning but an individual is seduced by the international jihad and as a lone wolf does extreme things.