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  • adj. Attributive form of bush dog, noun.

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Examples

  • Once, Terrence, who was nearly as large as an Airedale and fully as lion-hearted — Terrence the Magnificent, as Tom Haggin called him — had caught such a bush-dog trespassing on the beach and given him a delightful thrashing, in which Jerry and Michael, and Patsy and Kathleen, who were at the time alive, had joined with many shrill yelps and sharp nips.

    Chapter 1

  • May 15th, 2008 10: 35 am ET after what bush-dog trader just said to is. he needs to call mcsain over there and both of them go straight to h - what a trader to his country and if mcsain agrees with him he is no better

    'President' McCain looks four years down the road

  • Then, too, there was usually at least one bush-dog on the Arangi at which Jerry and Michael, from the beach, could bark their heads off.

    Chapter 1

  • Once, Terrence, who was nearly as large as an Airedale and fully as lion-hearted -- Terrence the Magnificent, as Tom Haggin called him -- had caught such a bush-dog trespassing on the beach and given him a delightful thrashing, in which Jerry and Michael, and Patsy and

    Chapter 1

  • She told him that he was no common bush-dog, but a blooded Irish gentleman, and that no dog that was a gentleman ever did such things as chase unoffending black men.

    Chapter 23

  • Then, too, there was usually at least one bush-dog on the _Arangi_ at which Jerry and Michael, from the beach, could bark their heads off.

    Jerry of the Islands

  • Once, Terrence, who was nearly as large as an Airedale and fully as lion - hearted -- Terrence the Magnificent, as Tom Haggin called him -- had caught such a bush-dog trespassing on the beach and given him a delightful thrashing, in which Jerry and Michael, and Patsy and Kathleen, who were at the time alive, had joined with many shrill yelps and sharp nips.

    Jerry of the Islands

  • Australia, 1,500 miles away, is peculiar enough in its living products, quite unlike the rest of the world in its egg-laying duck-mole and spiny ant-eater, and in its abundant and varied population of pounched mammals or marsupials, emphasized by the absence (except for two or three peculiar little mice and the late-arrived black-fellow and bush-dog) of the regular type called

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • They are said to proceed from a kind of hyrax (?) about the size of a rabbit; the Krumen call it a 'bush-dog', and, as will appear, Cameron holds it to be a lemur.

    To The Gold Coast for Gold, Vol. II A Personal Narrative

  • I was unable to procure for Dr. Günther a specimen of the 'bush-dog,' as the Kruboys call it: last year I was bringing home a live one in the s.s. _Nubia_; but one day the fellow in charge reported that it was dead and had been thrown overboard.

    To The Gold Coast for Gold, Vol. II A Personal Narrative

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