stinking badger
Teledu Tel"e*du, n. (Zo["o]l.) An East Indian carnivore ({Mydaus meliceps}) allied to the badger, and noted for the very offensive odor that it emits, somewhat resembling that of a skunk. It is a native of the high mountains of Java and Sumatra, and has long, silky fur. Called also {stinking badger}, and {stinkard}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stinking badger — Stinking Stink ing, a. & n. from {Stink}, v. [1913 Webster] {Stinking badger} (Zo[ o]l.), the teledu. {Stinking cedar} (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida ({Torreya taxifolia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stinking badger — noun : teledu …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stinking — Stink ing, a. & n. from {Stink}, v. [1913 Webster] {Stinking badger} (Zo[ o]l.), the teledu. {Stinking cedar} (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida ({Torreya taxifolia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stinking cedar — Stinking Stink ing, a. & n. from {Stink}, v. [1913 Webster] {Stinking badger} (Zo[ o]l.), the teledu. {Stinking cedar} (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida ({Torreya taxifolia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stinking — adj. & adv. adj. 1 that stinks. 2 sl. very objectionable. adv. sl. extremely and usu. objectionably (stinking rich). Phrases and idioms: stinking badger a teledu. Derivatives: stinkingly adv …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Torreya taxifolia — Stinking Stink ing, a. & n. from {Stink}, v. [1913 Webster] {Stinking badger} (Zo[ o]l.), the teledu. {Stinking cedar} (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida ({Torreya taxifolia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mydaus meliceps — Teledu Tel e*du, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An East Indian carnivore ({Mydaus meliceps}) allied to the badger, and noted for the very offensive odor that it emits, somewhat resembling that of a skunk. It is a native of the high mountains of Java and Sumatra,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stinkard — Teledu Tel e*du, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An East Indian carnivore ({Mydaus meliceps}) allied to the badger, and noted for the very offensive odor that it emits, somewhat resembling that of a skunk. It is a native of the high mountains of Java and Sumatra,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Teledu — Tel e*du, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An East Indian carnivore ({Mydaus meliceps}) allied to the badger, and noted for the very offensive odor that it emits, somewhat resembling that of a skunk. It is a native of the high mountains of Java and Sumatra, and has …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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