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Overview of noun dog

The noun dog has 7 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (42) dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris

(a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night")

2. frump, dog

(a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog")

3. dog

(informal term for a man; "you lucky dog")

4. cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel

(someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog")

5. frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie

(a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll)

6. pawl, detent, click, dog

(a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward)

7. andiron, firedog, dog, dog-iron

(metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch")


Overview of adj dogged

The adj dogged has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) dogged, dour, persistent, pertinacious, tenacious, unyielding

(stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion")

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