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  • n. A female dog; a bitch.


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  • Oh, that Jonny, I found myself saying, and not just because he's the kind of guy you want to pinch the cheeks of if you're an older, she-dog like me, but because it's a wacky and very well-meaning portrait of the loser in us all.

    Lemon Hound on Jon Paul Fiorentino

  • That vile she-dog to which he is married has stood before us to mock our nation and its founding fathers, to proclaim her shame at being a citizen of the country that has raised her from poverty.

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  • We will remind her that there is an ancient quarrel between poetry and philosophy, of which there are many traces in the writings of the poets, such as the saying of ‘the she-dog, yelping at her mistress,’ and ‘the philosophers who are ready to circumvent Zeus,’ and ‘the philosophers who are paupers.’

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • “Hold your tongue, you she-dog,” said Captain Bosvile.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • So this was what had to happen to Torfi Torfason, renowned as a man of peace, who had never harmed a living creature -- to throw a man out of his own house, hurl him out on the frozen ground in the middle of the night, and all for one she-dog.

    Seven Icelandic Short Stories

  • Once upon a time there was a youth who used to herd buffaloes; and as he watched his animals graze he noticed that exactly at noon every day a she-dog used to make its way to a ravine, in which there were some pools of water.

    Folklore of the Santal Parganas

  • "Not for the son of the she-dog," said one of the other men.

    Brave New World

  • That she-dog has a trick of some kind up her sleeve yet!

    The Ivory Trail

  • The effect of this was to turn the lidi toward the right, and the longer I watched the procedure the more convinced I became that Raja and his mate were working together with some end in view, for the she-dog merely galloped steadily at the lidi's right about op-posite his rump.


  • It was a she-dog, and his ma and I didn't want one around.



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