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bird dog a dog or breed of dogs used to hunt or retrieve game birds.
coach dog a Dalmatian, once trained to run behind coaches.
dog biscuit a hard biscuit for dogs, containing ground meat, bones, meal, and the like.
dog days the hot, humid days of July and August, when the Dog Star, Sirius, rises and sets with the sun.
dog rose a prickly European wild rose that bears pink flowers.
Dog Star the brightest star in the sky. The Dog Star is in the constellation Canis Major and is also called Sirius.
dog tag a usu. metal identification tag to be attached to a dog's collar. [2 definitions]
dog-ear a bent or folded corner of a page in a book. [2 definitions]
dog-eat-dog marked by ruthless competition; merciless.
Eskimo dog any of several medium-sized strong dogs with a thick coat and a wolflike appearance, used in arctic regions for pulling sleds; husky.
guide dog a specially trained dog used by a blind person as an aid and companion; seeing-eye dog.
hot dog a hot, cooked sausage, sometimes called a frankfurter, eaten in a long, soft roll. [2 definitions]
lap dog a small dog kept as a pet.
Newfoundland dog a type of very large dog with a dense, usu. black coat.
police dog a dog, often a German shepherd, that is trained to aid the police.
prairie dog a small rodent with light brown fur. Prairie dogs make burrows and live in large colonies called "towns." Several kinds of prairie dogs live in Mexico and the United States. Prairie dogs are not related to true dogs, but have a cry that sounds like a dog's bark.
pye-dog a half-wild dog of southern and eastern Asia that travels in packs near villages.
raccoon dog a small wild dog of Asia that has long loose fur, a short thick tail, and dark markings around the eyes resembling those of a raccoon.
sea dog an old experienced sailor. [2 definitions]
Seeing Eye dog trademark for a dog trained by Seeing Eye, Inc., to guide blind people in walking about.