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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.
A few feet behind these the rest of the males, with the exception of about twenty, formed a second line.
Behind him were two males, and then Kala, closely straining the little dead form to her breast.
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.
He tells me that it is harder to get the possessions of the shes, for he will not kill them as he does the males, and they fight savagely when he leaps upon them to wrest their ornaments from them.
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.
Toog was a fine, big male, resembling in many ways Teeka's mate, Taug.
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.
Curiously enough, "The Old Male," as he is now affectionately called, became from this moment quite a bosom friend.