dog

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dog

In addition to the idioms beginning with dog, also see coon's (dog's) age; every dog has its day; go to pot (the dogs); hair of the dog; hot dog; in the doghouse; let sleeping dogs lie; put on the dog; rain cats and dogs; see a man about a dog; shaggy dog story; sick as a dog; tail wagging the dog; teach an old dog new tricks; throw to the wolves (dogs); top banana (dog).

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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