wildcat

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an offensive formation characterized by a direct snap to a running back and an unbalanced offensive line
A species of cat, Felis silvestris
relating to oil exploration in an area where no oil has been found before
a caliber of ammunition derived by amending another type of cartridge and not made by commercial manufacturers
a person who acts like a wildcat, often sexually

Anyone who's man enough to have landed a wildcat like you had to be quite a guy.

to drill for oil in an area where no oil has been found before

You'd have to be very rich or very desperate to go wildcatting that far east.

Any undomesticated species of cat

Upon checking it out, we found a total of 13 newborn wildcats, nine newborn tigers and two newborn leopards. (CNN, 2003.04.24).

unauthorized by the proper authorities

Jewish settlers have also been active putting up five new wildcat outposts on hilltops in the West Bank to try to thwart their Prime Minister Ariel Sharon... (CNN, 2003.06.15).

In the labor movement, anything done outside of the control of bosses or trade unions
a business with a high level of opportunity and a high level of threat
{i} any of various undomesticated black-striped felines; aggressive person; experimental drilling; daring business venture; locomotive without cars (Slang)
{f} perform exploratory drilling; search (as for oil)
A well drilled in an area where no oil or gas production exists
wild relative of the domestic house cat, member of the genus Felis
exploration well drilled without knowledge of the contents of the underlying rock structure
Unsound; worthless; irresponsible; unsafe; said to have been originally applied to the notes of an insolvent bank in Michigan upon which there was the figure of a panther
A wildcat is a cat which is very fierce and lives especially in mountains and forests. A giant wildcat is being hunted after 58 lambs were butchered
An exploration well drilled to a reservoir, from which no oil or gas has previously been produced in the nearby surrounding area
A wildcat strike happens suddenly, as a result of a decision by a group of workers, and is not officially approved by a trade union. Frustration, anger and desperation have led to a series of wildcat strikes. a type of cat that looks similar to a pet cat and lives in mountains, forests etc. wildcatted wildcatting to look for oil in a place where nobody has found any yet. Wild species (Felis silvestris) of cat (family Felidae) native to Eurasian forests. Very similar to the domestic yellowish tabby, it will interbreed with domestic cats (of which it is presumably an ancestor). It is 20-32 in. (50-80 cm) long, excluding the 10-14-in. (25-35-cm) tail. It stands 14-16 in. (35-40 cm) and weighs 6-20 lbs (3-10 kg). Solitary and nocturnal, it preys on birds and small animals. In North America the name is used for the bobcat and lynx; in Africa it refers to the Caffre cat
An exploration well drilled in "unproven territory," without direct evidence of the contents of the underlying rock structure
Small, drum-like extension on the side of a winch used for taking in and paying out lines (sometimes called a gypsy head)
one of several large undomesticated species of cat, such as the bobcat
a cruelly rapacious person
{s} rash, hasty; risky (e.g. of a venture); wild; illegal; uncontrolled; not on time (e.g. of a train)
any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild (of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive; "drilling there would be strictly a wildcat operation"; "a wildcat mine"; "wildcat drilling"; "wildcat wells"
outside the bounds of legitimate or ethical business practices; "wildcat currency issued by irresponsible banks"; "wildcat stock speculation"; "a wildcat airline"; "wildcat life insurance schemes
(of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive; "drilling there would be strictly a wildcat operation"; "a wildcat mine"; "wildcat drilling"; "wildcat wells"
an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
A well drilled in an unexplored area
any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
Running without control; running along the line without a train; as, a wild-cat locomotive
without official authorization; "an unauthorized strike"; "wildcat work stoppage"
wildcat strike
a labour strike that has not been authorized by the leaders of the union
wildcat bank
In the U.S., an unsound bank chartered under state law during the period of state banking control (1816-63). Such banks distributed currency backed by questionable securities and were located in inaccessible areas to discourage note redemption. Note circulation by state banks ended with the passage of the National Bank Act of 1863, which provided for the incorporation of national banks and the issue of banknotes on the security of government bonds. The term wildcat bank was later applied to any unstable bank
wildcat strike
a strike undertaken by workers without approval from the officials of their union
wildcat strike
spontaneous strike without authorization from a labor union
wildcat strike
an occasion when workers suddenly stop working in order to protest about something, usually without the support of a trade union
wildcat well
an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
African wildcat
Felis silvestris lybica, also known as the desert cat, is a subspecies of the wildcat (Felis silvestris)
Asiatic wildcat
a subspecies of wildcat (Felis silvestris ornata)
European wildcat
Felis silvestris silvestris, a subspecies of the wildcat
Highland wildcat
The Scottish wildcat
Scottish wildcat
the European wildcat when found in Scotland
european wildcat
bushy-tailed European wildcat resembling the domestic tabby and regarded as the ancestor of the domestic cat
wildcats
plural of wildcat
wildcat