Definitions

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  • adj. having the approximate size of an average dog

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Examples

  • Stepped outside this morning to discover dog-sized prints in the big planter ... not many, and probably due to Karma using the box as a vantage point to either investigate noises on the street or to try and figure out the neighbors.

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  • They accepted the dog-sized brass bugs — aphids, ladybugs, beetles, ants — that will adorn the steel stems and fiberglass petals, but rejected the coffee cup, Doritos bag and extinguished matches he envisioned strewn about the medians.

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  • There were little doggie sweaters, a doggie parka, even a little dog-sized bumblebee Halloween costume.

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  • Researchers have discovered the skeleton of a new, dog-sized dinosaur, from the dawn of the dinosaur era 230 million years ago, bearing some of the first signs of features that were hallmarks of the fearsome predators.

    New dog-sized dinosaur discovered

  • I dig a dog-sized hole, feeling awkward about my abilities.

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  • A Cub Scout leader showing an American friend round picked up the theme, leading the way to a dog-sized hole in the base of an otherwise windowless, doorless bastion on the summit.

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  • Just wait until the real Canadas move in and leave dog-sized craps everywhere.

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  • The Sumatran muntjac, a dog-sized deer, has been confirmed, after its last known sighting in 1930.

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  • Following getting rained out in the a.m., running home and leaving my friend's ladder stand in a peanut field, with the dog-sized mosquitos and black bears, down east in Jacksonville, NC; I was on stand.

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  • She led him to the next cage, which contained dog-sized crabs, minus the shells.

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