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  • n. Plural form of bowwow.


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  • While endorsing the vote of appreciation expressed by the Vice-President of the Canadian Club, I would like to give assurance to the Lord Chief justice that we apparently in this country have not gone entirely to the bowwows as they have in the Old Country (Laughter).

    The Newspaper Press

  • We are slowly emerging from the crash of '93, and the cuckoos are cock-sure that Cleveland hoodooed with that financial rabbit-foot known as the gold-reserve -- that a country fairly bursting with wealth was saved from the demnition bowwows by the blessed expedient of going into debt; that labor found salvation by shouldering an added burden in the shape of interest-bearing bonds.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12

  • "Everything going to the bowwows, _as_ usual, dear friend?"

    The Tracer of Lost Persons

  • The thorough Pessimist believes the world is going in hot haste to the demnition bowwows, and that nothing short of a miracle can head it off; the full-fledged Optimist carries concealed about his person an abiding faith that "God ordereth all things well" -- that he not only designed the mighty universe, but is giving his personal attention to the details of its management.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 1.

  • If women threw men down that easy you all would go to the bowwows too fast for us to bake dog-biscuit.

    The Round-Up A romance of Arizona novelized from Edmund Day's melodrama

  • This year Ms. Rivers has returned as a host of "Fashion Police," on E!, for which she assesses "the wows and the bowwows" of celebrity outfits at various red carpet events. - News

  • First dog Barney bowwows outTerrier to chase Texas armadillos in retirement The dog days of the Bush presidency have arrived, but first dog Barney is not going away quietly.

    Delusional Duck

  • “‘Viscosity’ has gone to the bowwows for the present,” Hay reported to Adams on January 6, 1892, King’s fiftieth birthday.

    The Five of Hearts

  • "Take my word for it, Uncle, we're not going to the demnition bowwows -- count on England's bulldog grit.

    I Spy


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