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dog out

verb phrase

To dress fancily; doll up: He would have been feeling much better if he were dogged out in a new outfit (1930s+)

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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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  • "I do not intend he shall," said the man, reaching down and picking the dog up bodily by the scruff of his neck.

    Felix O'Day F. Hopkinson Smith
  • I thought it was rather funny to cover a dog up that way on a hot day.

    Dick Hamilton's Fortune Howard R. Garis
  • As he drew the dog up to an apparatus which we know as a voltaic pile, he rounded off his words with his false and grating laugh.

    Balsamo, The Magician Alexander Dumas
  • She went over to the chair and called the dog up in his lap.

    Those Dale Girls Frank Weston Carruth
  • Then he calls out to me from the dark, 'Shut that dog up in the chart-room, Mr. Jones—will you?'

    Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
  • "But we've understood they keep no dog up here," urged Bluff.

  • When I tie the dog up, I use a light chain, one end of which runs on a long trolley wire fastened between the house and a tree.

    Natural Wonders Edwin Tenney Brewster
  • Isaac, you be the one to take the dog up round the ledge, there.

  • At last the string was loose, and dangling to the hook in the area wall, and Joel held the dog up, and stuck out his paw.

  • Accordingly, the next morning, Pietro brought the dog up to the Park.

    The Fatal Glove Clara Augusta Jones Trask

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