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dog's age

noun, Northern U.S.
quite a long time:
I haven't seen you in a dog's age!
Origin of dog's age
An Americanism dating back to 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Slang definitions & phrases for dog's age

dog's age

noun phrase

An extremely long time: haven't seen you in a dog's age (1836+)

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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dog's age

see under coon's age
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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