bear cave

Trucker slang for a police station on the highway (also called a zoo) as in "The bear cave is empty tonight so watch out."

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  • Cave bear — Cave Cave (k[=a]v), n. [F. cave, L. cavus hollow, whence cavea cavity. Cf. {Cage}.] 1. A hollow place in the earth, either natural or artificial; a subterraneous cavity; a cavern; a den. [1913 Webster] 2. Any hollow place, or part; a cavity. [Obs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cave — (k[=a]v), n. [F. cave, L. cavus hollow, whence cavea cavity. Cf. {Cage}.] 1. A hollow place in the earth, either natural or artificial; a subterraneous cavity; a cavern; a den. [1913 Webster] 2. Any hollow place, or part; a cavity. [Obs.] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cave dweller — Cave Cave (k[=a]v), n. [F. cave, L. cavus hollow, whence cavea cavity. Cf. {Cage}.] 1. A hollow place in the earth, either natural or artificial; a subterraneous cavity; a cavern; a den. [1913 Webster] 2. Any hollow place, or part; a cavity. [Obs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cave hyena — Cave Cave (k[=a]v), n. [F. cave, L. cavus hollow, whence cavea cavity. Cf. {Cage}.] 1. A hollow place in the earth, either natural or artificial; a subterraneous cavity; a cavern; a den. [1913 Webster] 2. Any hollow place, or part; a cavity. [Obs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cave lion — Cave Cave (k[=a]v), n. [F. cave, L. cavus hollow, whence cavea cavity. Cf. {Cage}.] 1. A hollow place in the earth, either natural or artificial; a subterraneous cavity; a cavern; a den. [1913 Webster] 2. Any hollow place, or part; a cavity. [Obs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cave hyena — Temporal range: Middle to Late Pleistocene Crocuta crocuta spelaea skeleton from the Muséum de Toulouse …   Wikipedia

  • Cave painting — Cave paintings are paintings on cave walls and ceilings, and the term is used especially for those dating to prehistoric times. The earliest known European cave paintings date to 32,000 years ago. The purpose of the cave paintings is not known.… …   Wikipedia

  • cave-bear — caveˈ bear noun (Ursus spelaeus) a bear of the Pleistocene epoch of which fossil remains have been found in caves • • • Main Entry: ↑cave …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bear's Den — (also called by the name of its most outstanding landmark, Bear s Den Falls [http://members.tripod.com/ ButlerC/AABerkshirePhotos/AABerkshireWaterfall360/AACenteral/BearsDenFallsWeb360/BearsDen1Dec03PCD.htm] 360° Waterfall Index] [… …   Wikipedia

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