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- another term for pye-dog
- ‘It is closely related to the pariah dogs of India and presumably came from somewhere in that vicinity.’
- ‘But I'd recently been bitten by a pariah dog in Charing Cross, near my boarding school, and had to endure three weeks of agonising anti-rabies injections.’
- ‘Thomas meshes musings on their deeds with recollections of time spent studying wild wolves on Baffin Island and the relationship between Kalahari Bushmen and hyenas, jackals, and their pariah dogs.’
- ‘She explained that Carolina Dogs are classified in a group known as pariah dogs.’
- ‘To be in England is to be a castaway or to live a quarantined life like a pariah dog.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.