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Dog

Pronunciation: dǒg
n.1.(Zool.) A quadruped of the genus Canis, esp. the domestic dog (Canis familiaris).
2.A mean, worthless fellow; a wretch.
What is thy servant, which is but a dog, that he should do this great thing?
- 2 Kings viii. 13 (Rev. Ver.
3.A fellow; - used humorously or contemptuously; as, a sly dog; a lazy dog.
4.(Astron.) One of the two constellations, Canis Major and Canis Minor, or the Greater Dog and the Lesser Dog. Canis Major contains the Dog Star (Sirius).
5.An iron for holding wood in a fireplace; a firedog; an andiron.
6.(Mech.) A grappling iron, with a claw or claws, for fastening into wood or other heavy articles, for the purpose of raising or moving them.
7.an ugly or crude person, especially an ugly woman.
8.a hot dog.
A dead dog
a thing of no use or value.
A dog in the manger
an ugly-natured person who prevents others from enjoying what would be an advantage to them but is none to him.
- 1 Sam. xxiv. 14.
Dog ape
(Zool.) a male ape.
Dog cabbage
(Bot.) a succulent herb, native to the Mediterranean region (Thelygonum Cynocrambe).
Dog cheap
very cheap. See under Cheap.
Dog ear
(Arch.) an acroterium.
Dog flea
(Zool.) a species of flea (Pulex canis) which infests dogs and cats, and is often troublesome to man. In America it is the common flea. See Flea, and Aphaniptera.
Dog grass
(Bot.) a grass (Triticum caninum) of the same genus as wheat.
Dog Latin
barbarous Latin; as, the dog Latin of pharmacy.
Dog lichen
(Bot.) a kind of lichen (Peltigera canina) growing on earth, rocks, and tree trunks, - a lobed expansion, dingy green above and whitish with fuscous veins beneath.
Dog louse
(Zool.) a louse that infests the dog, esp. Hæmatopinus piliferus; another species is Trichodectes latus.
Dog power
a machine operated by the weight of a dog traveling in a drum, or on an endless track, as for churning.
Dog salmon
(Zool.) a salmon of northwest America and northern Asia; - the gorbuscha; - called also holia, and hone.
Dog shark
(Zool.) See Dogfish.
Dog's meat
meat fit only for dogs; refuse; offal.
Dog Star
See in the Vocabulary.
Dog wheat
(Bot.) Dog grass.
Dog whelk
(Zool.) any species of univalve shells of the family Nassidæ, esp. the Nassa reticulata of England.
To give to the dogs
to throw away as useless.
To go to the dogs
to go to ruin; to be ruined.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To hunt or track like a hound; to follow insidiously or indefatigably; to chase with a dog or dogs; to worry, as if by dogs; to hound with importunity.
[imp. & p. p. Dogged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dogging.]
Your sins will dog you, pursue you.
- Burroughs.
Noun1.Dogdog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
2.dog - a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"
Synonyms: frump
3.dog - informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"
4.dog - someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
5.dog - a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
6.Dogdog - a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
Synonyms: detent, pawl, click
7.Dogdog - metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch"
Verb1.dog - go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

DOG. A well known domestic animal. In almost all languages this word is, a term or name of contumely or reproach. See 3 Bulst. 226; 2 Mod. 260; 1 Leo. 148; and the title action on the case for defamation in the Digests; Minsheu's Dictionary.
     2. A dog is said at common law to have no intrinsic value, and he cannot therefore be the subject of larceny. 4 Bl. Com. 236; 8 Serg. & Rawle, 571. But the owner has such property in him, that he may maintain trespass for an injury to his dog; "for a man may have property in some things which are of so base nature that no felony can be committed of them, as of a bloodhound or mastiff." 12 H. VIII. 3; 18 H. VIII. 2; 7 Co. 18 a; Com. Dig. Biens, F; 2 Bl. Com. 397; Bac. Ab. Trover, D; F. N. B. 86; Bro. Trespass, pl. 407 Hob. 283; Cro. Eliz. 125; Cro. Jac. 463 2 Bl. Rep.
     3. Dogs, if dangerous animals, may lawfully be killed, when their ferocity is known to their owner, or in self-defence 13 John. R. 312; 10 John. R. 365; and when bitten by a rabid animal, a dog may be lawfully killed by any one. 13 John. R. 312.
     4. When a dog, in consequence of his vicious habits, becomes a common nuisance, the owner may be indicted. And when he commits an injury, if the owner had a knowledge of his mischievous propensity, he is liable to an action on the case. Bull. N. P. 77; 2 Str. 1264; Lord Raym. 110. 1 B. & A. 620; 4 Camp. R. 198; 2 Esp. R. 482; 4 Cowen, 351; 6 S. & R. 36; Addis. R. 215; 1 Scam. 492 23 Wend 354; 17 Wend. 496; 4 Dev. & Batt. 146.
     5. A man has a right to keep a dog to guard his premises, but not to put him at the entrance of his house, because a person coming there on lawful business may be injured by him, and this, though there may be another entrance to the house. 4 C. & P. 297; 6 C. & P. 1. But if a dog be chained, and a visitor so incautiously go near him that he is bitten, he has no right of action against the owner. 3 Chit. Bl. 154, n. 7. Vide Animal; Knowledge; Scienter.

To see a dog in your dream, indicate a skill that you have ignored or forgotten, but needs to be activated. Alternatively, dogs may symbolize intuition, loyalty, generosity, protection, and fidelity. Your own values and intentions will enable you to go foAfghan hound, Alaskan malamute, Bedlington terrier, Border terrier, Boston bull, Cairn terrier, Chihuahua, Dalmatian, Doberman pinscher, English toy spaniel, Eskimo dog, Gordon setter, Great Dane, Great Pyrenees, Kerry blue terrier, Labrador retriever, Maltese, Newfoundland, Norwegian elkhound, Norwich terrier, Pekingese, Rhodesian ridgeback, Rottweiler, Saluki, Samoyed, Scottish deerhound, Seeing Eye dog, Siberian husky, Welsh corgi, Welsh terrier, Yorkshire terrier, affenpinscher, aggravate, animal, annoy, arch, baboon, badger, badger dog, bag, bait, balker, balky horse, bandog, bar, barbet, barricade, basset, basset hound, be at, beagle, beast, beat, bedevil, bedog, beset, billy, billy goat, bitch, blemish, block, block up, blockade, bloodhound, blot, boar, boarhound, bolt, borzoi, bother, bowwow, boxer, bristle, brown off, bubbly-jock, buck, bug, bull, bull terrier, bulldog, bullock, bullyrag, burn up, canine, chanticleer, chase, chivy, chock, choke, choke off, chow, close, close off, close tight, close up, clubfoot, coach dog, cock, cockerel, collie, come after, come behind, constrict, coonhound, course, crate, crock, crowbait, crowd, cur, dachshund, debar, deerhound, devil, digit, discompose, distemper, disturb, drake, drive, entire, entire horse, exasperate, exercise, extremity, eyesore, falcon, fancy dog, fash, feist, fetlock, flat-coated retriever, flush, follow, follow the hounds, follow up, foot, forefoot, forepaw, fowl, fox terrier, foxhound, frank, fret, fright, gander, gargoyle, garron, get, giant schnauzer, give chase, go after, go behind, go hunting, goat, gobbler, golden retriever, greyhound, griffon, gripe, guide dog, gun, gyp, hack, hag, harass, harefoot, harridan, harrier, harry, hart, haunt, hawk, he-goat, heap, heckle, hector, heel, hollo after, hoof, hot dog, hound, hunt, hunt down, husky, hyena, insect, instep, irk, jack, jacklight, jade, jam, jughead, kennel, lakeland terrier, lap dog, lock, make after, malamute, mastiff, mess, miff, molest, mongrel, monster, monstrosity, move behind, mutt, nag, needle, nettle, no beauty, nudzh, obstruct, occlude, otterhound, pack, pack of dogs, pad, papillon, pastern, patte, paw, peacock, pedal extremity, pedes, peeve, persecute, pes, pester, pick on, pied, pig, pique, plague, pluck the beard, plug, pointer, polecat, pooch, poodle, pother, prick, prosecute, provoke, prowl after, pug, puli, pup, puppy, pursue, quest, quest after, raise the hunt, ram, rat terrier, reptile, retriever, ride, ride to hounds, rile, roarer, rogue, roil, rooster, rosinante, ruffle, run, run after, scalawag, scarecrow, scum, search, seek, seek out, serpent, setter, shadow, sheep dog, shikar, shithead, shoot, show dog, shut off, shut out, shut tight, sight, skunk, sled dog, sleuth, sleuthhound, slut, snake, sole, spaniel, splayfoot, sport, squeeze, squeeze shut, stag, staghound, stalk, stallion, start, steer, stiff, stifle, still-hunt, stinkard, stop up, stot, strangle, strangulate, string along, stud, studhorse, suffocate, swine, tag, tag after, tag along, tail, tailgate, take out after, tease, teratism, terrier, toad, toe, tom, tom turkey, tomcat, tootsy, top cow, top horse, torment, toy dog, track, trail, trail after, tread close upon, trotter, try the patience, tup, turd, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, turnspit, tweak the nose, tyke, ugly duckling, ungula, varmint, vermin, vex, viper, watchdog, wether, whelp, whippet, whistler, wiener, wienerwurst, wienie, wire-haired terrier, witch, wolfhound, working dog, worm, worry, wreck
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