From Middle English she wolf; equivalent to she- + wolf.
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she-wolf (plural she-wolves)
- A female wolf.
- 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 212:
- In some trepidation the priest and his friend accompanied the wolf to his den, where lay a she-wolf on the point of death.
- (slang, figurative) A predatory woman.