Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the calfkills, Leucothoë Catesbæi: so called because its dense growth arrests dogs in the hunt. Also called dog-laurel.

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Examples

  • I slipped and skidded, floundering down a short, muddy slope, hit a screen of dog-hobble, burst through and clutched a handful of icy twigs, heart pounding.

    Drums of Autumn

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