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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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  • When the dogcatcher's truck goes over a bump in the road, a little white dog falls out and lands in a bed of flowers.
  • The client's dog was picked up by the dogcatcher for running loose causing the client to receive a fine.

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