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dogcatcher

[dawg-kach-er, dog-] /ˈdɔgˌkætʃ ər, ˈdɒg-/
noun
1.
a person employed by a municipal pound, humane society, or the like, to find and impound stray or homeless dogs, cats, etc.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism; dog + catcher
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British Dictionary definitions for dog-catcher

dog-catcher

noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a local official whose job is to catch and impound stray dogs, cats, etc
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