Definition of cub:
gent, blighter, kid, baby, Midland, bairn, squirt, tyro, bud, abecedarian, lad, filly, fawn, neophyte, sprout, abecedarian, recruit, colt, freshman, novice, novitiate, newcomer, foal, bambino, sprat, fella, newbie, tenderfoot, fellow, kiddo, moppet, youngling, punk, kiddie, fledgling, young carnivore, chap, rook, virgin, brood, feller, babe, greenhorn, bullock, apprentice, youth, rookie, sonny boy, bloke, cuss, laddie, youngster, juvenile, sonny, chick.
- "The Boys' Life of Mark Twain", Albert Bigelow Paine.
- "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.
- "Seeds of Pine", Janey Canuck.