a term of address for a close acquaintance or friend
What's up, dawg?
Flo was not just mediocre: she was catastrophically tragic, tone-deaf, screechy and, as Randy Jackson would say, “pitchy, dawg!”
But of all the panel, it is the dawg who has truly reached his fork in the road.
"The kid's lost her father, lost most everything 'cept her dawg," he said to Mormon.
"dawg 'ud be apt to tucker out in desert travel," agreed Sandy.
That dawg was as right as possible when I shut up last night, and he couldn't have got out.
Ef it hadn't been fo' the dawg, she'd have stayed there, to my notion.
Miché, on'y jis teck dis-yeh t'ing off'n my laig, ef yo' please, it's bit'n' me lak a dawg!
He swore, that day, that he would kill the dawg; but he'd better not try!
"Grit was sent him for a present by a man who summered at the ranch an' heerd Samson say he wanted a dawg," said the girl.
Miss Davenant from the Hall wants a word with you—about your dawg, sir, as I understand.