disapproval If you say that something is going to the dogs, you mean that it is becoming weaker and worse in quality. They sit in impotent opposition while the country goes to the dogs. Any member of the canine genus Canis, particularly the domestic species, Canis familiaris. Domestic dogs seem to have decended from the wolf or a wolflike ancestor. Dogs were apparently the first animals to be domesticated, and domestication seems to have begun in various parts of the world at roughly the same time. Selective breeding by humans has resulted in myriad domestic breeds that vary widely in size (from the tiny Chihuahua to the huge mastiff), physical form (e.g., the short-legged dachshund and the flat-faced bulldog), coat texture and length (e.g., the sleek Doberman pinscher and the long-haired Afghan hound), and behavioral patterns (e.g., sporting dogs, toy dogs, and working dogs). The American Kennel Club now recognizes almost 150 breeds; other clubs, such as the United Kennel Club, recognize many more. Dog Star Bernese mountain dog dog salmon Eskimo dog guide dog Seeing Eye dog Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race prairie dog African lion dog sled dog toy dog working dog
back -top Shortened form of "Underdog" Dominated Hand back -top A hand that will almost always lose to a better hand that people usually play For instance, K3 is "dominated" by KQ With the exception of strange flops (e g 3-3-x, K-3-x), it will always lose to KQ Draw Dead back -top Try to make a hand that, even if made, will not win the pot If you're drawing to make a flush, and your opponent already has a full house, you are "drawing dead" Of course, this is a bad condition to be in
a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"
A slang term for a property that, as a result of factors such as poor condition, poor location or poor design, is slow to sell
1 a nature or disposition that may not always be trusted 2 that which is faithful and unfaithful 3 that which is friendly or if aroused an enemy 4 things going downhill, going "to the dogs" 5 aggressiveness 6 instinctive knowledge 7 obedience 8 another form of the self 9 protector
frequently mentioned both in the Old and New Testaments Dogs were used by the Hebrews as a watch for their houses (Isa 56: 10), and for guarding their flocks (Job 30: 1) There were also then as now troops of semi-wild dogs that wandered about devouring dead bodies and the offal of the streets (1 Kings 14: 11; 16: 4; 21: 19, 23; 22: 38; Ps 59: 6, 14)
A parcel of real estate that is very difficult to sell due to location, condition, or design Such property normally remains on the market for an extended period of time and may sell at substantially below the listing price
An iron with fangs fastening a log in a saw pit, or on the carriage of a sawmill
disapproval You use dog eat dog to express your disapproval of a situation where everyone wants to succeed and is willing to harm other people in order to do so. It is very much dog eat dog out there = cut-throat
Of the wild dogs of the family Canidæ, three species are native to the BWCA, the Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), Coyote (Canis latrans), and one of the great icons of the northern wilderness, the Timber Wolf (Canis lupus)
A bluish-white star in the constellation Canis Major; Alpha (α) Canis Majoris. A vertex of the Winter Triangle and the brightest star in the night sky. It is actually a binary star with a white dwarf companion star
Ruthless competition. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people have to act with no consideration for other people if they are to succeed
It is dog eat dog on Las Vegas's world-famous Strip as casino complexes such as MGM Grand and New York New York compete for attention with outlandish gestures like rollercoaster rides and a replica of the Manhattan skyline.
Something to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer
A national political party is unlikely to feel it has a particular dog in the hunt for a typical small town mayoral race; in many cases the local candidates do not even campaign with a party affiliation.
A period of time in the life of dogs, defined such that the average life expectancy of a dog in "dog years" is numerically equivalent to the average life expectancy of a human. A 4- and a 5-year-old dog are about as mature as a human of 28 to 30 years and 33 to 35 years, respectively
90 minutes of almost nonstop hilarity is a good entertainment value. Especially if you're counting in dog years.
a swimming stroke wherein the hands move in small vertical circles just below the surface of the water at about the level of the swimmer's sternum. It is an instinctive stroke used by beginning swimmers in an attempt to 'climb' out of the water. There is not usually any coördinated foot motion, but some swimmers may make walking movements sporadically
A wide "choker" style necklace worn tight around the neck above the collarbone just like a dog's collar, this look was popular in Edwardian times, around the turn of the twentieth century This look was popularized by Queen Alexandra, who had a long graceful neck
n pl [fr their being reckoned from the heliacal rising of the Dog Star (Sirius)]1 : the period between early July and early September when the hot sultry weather of summer usu occurs in the northern hemisphere2 : a period of stagnation or inactivity
A book or piece of paper that is dog-eared has been used so much that the corners of the pages are turned down or torn. dog-eared copies of ancient history books. dog-eared books or papers have been used so much that the corners are turned over or torn
[ dog, däg ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English dogge, from Old English docga (“hound, powerful breed of dog”), a pet-form diminutive of Old English -docce (“muscle”) (compare fingerdocce 'finger-muscle') with suffix -ga (compare frocga 'frog', picga 'pig'), from Proto-Germanic *dukkōn 'power, strength, muscle'. More at dock. In the 16th century, it superseded Old English hund and was adopted by many continental European languages.
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