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  • n. Alternative form of guard dog.


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  • They died from beatings, gunshots, guard-dog attacks, disease and exhaustion; some were gassed when they became too weak to continue working.

    Clearing the Fog

  • Thousands of days halfway between Gainey and an Egyptian guard-dog — ambery eyes in either case.


  • Japan would become the Asian-Pacific regional equivalent of Israel which serves as the US guard-dog in the Middle East.


  • The dog grows to term and proves entirely normal – for a savage Rottweiler guard-dog.

    Why Am I Still Doing This…? Part 2 « It Doesn't Have To Be Right…

  • Whenever I tried to get near the link, the Snap Hover technology would start popping up and block me away like a guard-dog from getting to the link.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Futhermore, they charge, Knoller and Noel were operatives in a guard-dog breeding ring that Schneider ran from his prison cell.

    The Good Neighbor?

  • If you want my full and undivided attention-- I mean, if you want me rigidly alert like a German guard-dog-- simply compile an intriguing set of "dots" which include phrases like: "...he never realized he was being used as a cat's-paw in a conspiracy."

    Archive 2005-02-01

  • By eight P.M., Carly was stuck on the couch with Hugo shedding on her lap, Annie dreaming at her feet and a uniformed Mike Toler in full guard-dog mode beside her, watching reruns as first Sandra left with Antonio, then Lissa left with Andy, then Dani left with Craig.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • Now the fence was finished, and it was only a matter of waiting for the guard-dog trainer to arrive.


  • From the overture of fresh vomit whiff that greeted you at the foot of the close stairs, through the mustique of barely cold urine on the landing, to the tear-gas, fist-in-face guard-dog of guff that savaged anyone entering the flat, it just told you how much fun this case would be.

    Quite Ugly One Morning


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