Wolle(?), n. Wool. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Wol`ver*ine"} (?), n. [From Wolf, with a dim suffix; prob. so called from its supposed wolfish qualities.] 1. (Zol.) A carnivorous mammal (Gulo gulo formerly Gulo luscus), of the weasel family Mustelid, about the size of a large badger; called also glutton and carcajou. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
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2. A nickname for an inhabitant of Michigan.
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