Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hangdog.

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Examples

  • Perhaps, dear citizen who permits and pays his hangdogs to lace the jacket for you — perhaps you are unacquainted with the jacket.

    Chapter 7

  • Do they, your hangdogs, O smug citizen, do these your hangdogs fear to gaze upon the facial horror of the horror they perpetrate for you at your behest?

    Chapter 3

  • I, who am to be hanged this year, the nineteen-hundred-and-thirteenth after Christ 'ask these questions of you who are assumably Christ's followers, of you whose hangdogs are going to take me out and hide my face under a black cloth because they dare not look upon the horror they do to me while I yet live.

    Chapter 3

  • At any rate, being a lifer, and the penalty in California for battery by a lifer being death, I was so found guilty by a jury which could not ignore the asseverations of the guard Thurston and the rest of the prison hangdogs that testified, and I was so sentenced by a judge who could not ignore the law as spread plainly on the statute book.

    Chapter 22

  • After that he lays himself down with a will, which is the will of the hangdogs, which is your will, dear citizen, who feeds and fees the hangdogs for doing this thing for you.

    Chapter 7

  • Not only is it a dirty game, degrading to the hangdogs who personally perpetrate it for

    Chapter 22

  • Perhaps, dear citizen who permits and pays his hangdogs to lace the jacket for youperhaps you are unacquainted with the jacket.

    Chapter 7

  • Père Marquette's ... or you will get one of your hangdogs or Joe here to see you home.

    Wolf Breed

  • I found myself in the midst of a group of hangdogs, who were abusing everyone and everything.

    Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris

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