Auaï¿½as, untameable), the modern [[diamond]], but also a name given to any very hard substance.
Savage and untameable mountaineers, they long defied the Roman arms and made themselves a name for wild freedom.
Though wild and untameable to a great degree if captured when fully grown, if taken young they are docile, and have frequently been made pets, not having the strong unpleasant odour of the smaller Mustelidae.
The tiger-cat of the colonists, with weasel legs, white spots and nocturnal habits, is a large species of the untameable native cats.
The Viking raids were one of the determining causes of the establishment of the feudal monarchies of western Europe, but the untameable freebooters were themselves finally subdued by the Church.