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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silver-tip powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
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In literature:

Beneath his feet he watched the silver-tipped pool of the pavement.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
Her curiously carved galley was studded with nails of gold; the oars were all tipped with silver; the sails were of purple silk.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
Out of its appalling darkness projected miles of silvered spurs tipped like grinning teeth by the light of the moon.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
Sometimes a Grizzly has an excessive amount of silver; this makes a Silver-tip.
"Wild Animals at Home" by Ernest Thompson Seton
I'd be as dangerous to touch as a silver-tip.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
The guards who preceded and followed him had pikes of silver, mounted and tipped with gold.
"Alexander the Great" by Jacob Abbott
He fingered with simple pride the great pelt of the silver-tip.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
The silver tip wobbled back and forth across the target.
"Earth Alert!" by Kris Neville
I sold the silver tip of my sword sheath, an iron tip as it seemed to me, to meet all my requirements.
"Bartholomew Sastrow" by Bartholomew Sastrow
The swords and many of the domestic implements were of bronze; the arrows were tipped with quartz or bone, or points of gold and silver.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
The fore wings are spotted with black, and have a few small patches of silver at the tips.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
Their course was stayed by a troop of Fairies in rainbow robes, and silver wands tipped with gold.
"Child Life in Prose" by Various
A black fly ribbed with silver tinsel, black wing with white tips, black hackle, and a yellow head and tail.
"Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c." by William Blacker
I hadn't any silver on me after all those tips and things in the afternoon, after we were married.
"The Disturbing Charm" by Berta Ruck
We saw a few bears, black and brown, and there were small ones called silver-tips, as they have white throats and chins.
"A Claim on Klondyke" by Edward Roper
But if a silver tip can possibly get away, he gets.
"Boy Scouts in Glacier Park" by Walter Prichard Eaton
A shaggy and sly old "silver-tip," as it chanced, had had his eye for some time on that flock.
"Hoof and Claw" by Charles G. D. Roberts
His ears were hid in great sheaths of white linen tipped with silver and blue.
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade
On one end he saw bows and arrows, clubs and spears, and various warlike implements tipped with silver.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Birbal, artist to his finger tips shivered slightly; Atma, standing, her hands clasped over the old silver-hilted sword, gave a soft sigh.
"A Prince of Dreamers" by Flora Annie Steel

In poetry:

. . . The new Moon fine as pearly clip
From Cleopatra's finger-tip;
. . . The ripe Moon vaulting o'er the trees
As ruddy as a Cheddar cheese;
. . . The late Moon, frail and wanly fair,
Relaxed on silver rocking chair. . . .
"Last Look" by Robert W Service

In news:

Want to keep your silver in tip-top shape.
Follow these helpful silver polishing tips from the editors of Yankee Magazine.
It's cookie decorating for the rest of us — those who weren't born with a silver piping tip in their hand.
Just tossing a real quick notebook together before my freelance assignment tips off with the Silver Stars.
Whether you have a hint of silver or are totally gray, these tips will help your hair look and feel great.
Keeping silver shining is no difficult task thanks to tips from Paul Karner.