A miserably unhappy existence, as in He's been leading a dog's life since his wife left him. This expression was first recorded in a 16th-century manuscript and alludes to the miserable subservient existence of dogs during this era. By the 1660s there was a proverb: "It's a dog's life, hunger and ease."
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
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