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MALE. Of the masculine sex; of the sex that begets young; the sex opposed to the female. Vide Gender; Man; Sex; Worthiest of blood.

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The schools composing none but young and vigorous males, previously mentioned, offer a strong contrast to the harem schools.
Still farther in the rear all the women and young children were clus-tered into a single group under the protection of the re-maining twenty fighting males and all the old males.
Behind him were two males, and then Kala, closely straining the little dead form to her breast.
Curiously enough, "The Old Male," as he is now affectionately called, became from this moment quite a bosom friend.
Lastly, in certain breeds, the males and females have come to differ to a slight degree from each other.
There are other and natural causes tending toward a diminution of population, but nothing contributes so greatly to this end as the fact that no male or female Martian is ever voluntarily without a weapon of destruction.
Then come the males with spears and arrows and Korak takes to the trees.
The old males are the largest, the females rarely growing to so great a size: the male can readily be distinguished from the female by the greater length of its tail.
No, he said, they share alike; the only difference between them is that the males are stronger and the females weaker.
Had Toog been of her own tribe, Teeka might as readily have yielded to him as to Taug when her mating time arrived; but now she was Taug's and no other male could claim her without first defeating Taug in personal combat.
In the female nurseries, the young girls of quality are educated much like the males, only they are dressed by orderly servants of their own sex; but always in the presence of a professor or deputy, till they come to dress themselves, which is at five years old.
These were always males, and they were pressingly insistent on joining with One Eye and his mate.