Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a mongrel race of half-wild dogs which act as scavengers in Oriental cities.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ownerless half-wild mongrel dog common around Asian villages especially India

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Examples

  • "See, huzoor, a better target than little pegs!" and pointed towards a pariah dog which was snuffling about some fifty yards away.

    Flashman

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