Definitions

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  • proper n. A given name for a dog.

Etymologies

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See touse to pull about.

Examples

  • I met there, and sent her hose, while Creed and I staid on the 'Change, and by and by home and dined, where I found an excellent mastiffe, his name Towser, sent me by a chyrurgeon.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • Our Towser is the finest dog that ever wore a collar,

    The Dog's Book of Verse

  • "Towser," said Fenwick, his voice cold as the slopes of night.

    Villains by Necessity

  • They used to give Towser a treat on every visit, but I had to make them stop when he began having bad stomach issues.

    Jeffrey Shaffer: It Was A Wonderful (Dog's) Life

  • His name was Towser, and raising him didn't add up to anything I could write into a hilarious movie script.

    Jeffrey Shaffer: It Was A Wonderful (Dog's) Life

  • When Fowler undergoes the process to become a Jovian life form, he puts Towser through it as well, giving Towser new life.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • And when they first meet up on the surface of Jupiter, Towser starts talking to him using the previously unknown communication senses the Jovians possess, so that the two best friends can explore together.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • In addition, we get to see that Taine is devoted to his dog, Towser; ironically, Towser is also more fully developed than a lot of the protagonists in the other stories.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Part of the enjoyment of the story comes from Fowler's relationship with is dog also named Towser that he has had forever and who is in his waning years of a full life.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • It doesn't matter that the tool Simak uses that allows Fowler and Towser to make their discovery is impossible.

    Archive 2009-08-01

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