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dog's age

noun, Northern U.S.
1.
quite a long time:
I haven't seen you in a dog's age!
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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  • Trails vary in length and difficulty, so keep your dog's age and physical abilities in mind when choosing one.
  • Manage the livestock in accordance with the dog's age and experience.
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dog's age

noun phrase

An extremely long time: haven't seen you in a dog's age (1836+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with dog's age

dog's age

see under coon's age
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