(g hard). The wolf.
“For my part (said he), I don't wonder at my cousin's refusing Bruin the bear and Gauntgrim the wolf. ... Bruin is always in the sulks, and Gauntgrim always in a passion.” —E. B. Lytton: Pilgrims of the Rhine, chap. xii.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894