wolf's-head

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Definition of wolf's-head 

1 archaic : outlaw

2 archaic : outlawry

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History and Etymology for wolf's-head

Middle English wolfesheved, from Old English wulfeshēafod, interjection used in wolf-hunting and in pursuing an outlaw, literally, head of a wolf, from wulfes (genitive of wulf wolf) + hēafod head

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