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.
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- n. ownerless half-wild mongrel dog common around Asian villages especially India
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"See, huzoor, a better target than little pegs!" and pointed towards a pariah dog which was snuffling about some fifty yards away.