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Blue Dog

noun phrase

An economic conservative in the Democratic Party: GOP leaders are courting a group of 21 House Democrats, the self-proclaimed Blue Dogs (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • We very rarely meet with the blue dog; but there is an example in Grantham, and the sign occurs in a few other places.

  • "And so you're determined to back the blue dog, Miss Mary," said he.

    Ravenshoe Henry Kingsley
  • "I won't if you'll sing a song through your ears," said the blue dog.

  • He imagined that he was tumbling around a feather bed and that a blue dog was chasing him with a yellow feather duster.

  • blue dog,” said the showman, walking forward proudly and stumbling violently over the cords of the dressing gown.

    Just William Richmal Crompton

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