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Khan

In Cambodia, one of eight subdivisions of the capital, Phnom Penh. A khan is roughly equivalent to a district or neighborhood.
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Mother Wolf shook herself clear of the cubs and sprang forward, her eyes, like two green moons in the darkness, facing the blazing eyes of Shere Khan.
Shere Khan might have faced Father Wolf, but he could not stand up against Mother Wolf, for he knew that where he was she had all the advantage of the ground, and would fight to the death.
O thou Mowgli --for Mowgli the Frog I will call thee--the time will come when thou wilt hunt Shere Khan as he has hunted thee.
A muffled roar came up from behind the rocks--the voice of Shere Khan crying: "The cub is mine.
Shere Khan roared still in the night, for he was very angry that Mowgli had not been handed over to him.
Mother Wolf told him once or twice that Shere Khan was not a creature to be trusted, and that some day he must kill Shere Khan.
Shere Khan was always crossing his path in the jungle, for as Akela grew older and feebler the lame tiger had come to be great friends with the younger wolves of the Pack, who followed him for scraps, a thing Akela would never have allowed if he had dared to push his authority to the proper bounds.
Bagheera, who had eyes and ears everywhere, knew something of this, and once or twice he told Mowgli in so many words that Shere Khan would kill him some day.
Perhaps Ikki the Porcupine had told him; but he said to Mowgli when they were deep in the jungle, as the boy lay with his head on Bagheera's beautiful black skin, "Little Brother, how often have I told thee that Shere Khan is thy enemy?
I am sleepy, Bagheera, and Shere Khan is all long tail and loud talk--like Mao, the Peacock.
I come of land-h~ding stock," said Bahadur Khan, rocking where he stood.
NOW I see why it was Shere Khan bade me look at him