What is a wild cat?

What is a wild cat? Here are some definitions.

Noun
  1. An undomesticated felid, as tigers or lions.
  2. A feral cat.
  3. (uncommon) Alternative spelling of wildcat, (Britain) the Old World wildcats (Felis silvestris) or (US) the bobcat (Lynx rufus) and other New World lynxes.
  4. (uncommon) Alternative spelling of wildcat in its other extended senses.
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A bobcat is another wild cat, about half the size of a cougar, with a stubby tail rather than a long one.
Very few city dwellers are willing to go to the trouble of catching a wild cat, which is a dangerous exercise anyway.
Dr Bellingham found a trichosome in the urinary bladder of the wild cat.
In 1455 he was returning from a meeting at Doncaster, possibly with the Knights Templars or Grey Friars, when he was set upon by a ravenous wild cat.
And she had struck him, and had thrown him off with the fury of a wild cat, and had burst out of the room.
And what's more it won't be one of these wild cat land booms.

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