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Great Dog

noun, Astronomy.
1.
the constellation Canis Major.
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  • She waited while, with his back to her, he shook himself like a Great Dog.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • And the Great Dog at his feet wagged his stump tail in reply.

    Bob, Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant
  • Which the Great Dog proceeded to do amid the laughter of the onlookers.

    Bob, Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant
  • Anima went back past the Great Dog and crossed the dark river.

    Europa's Fairy Book Joseph Jacobs
  • On the top of the house lay a Great Dog, and it was terrible to see.

  • On the foot-board of the great bed was carved a shield and a Great Dog on it.

    Harding's luck E. [Edith] Nesbit
  • Before the girl stalked a Great Dog, large enough to tear a wolf.

    A King of Tyre James M. Ludlow
  • But her speech was free to her Great Dog Csar, when they were alone together.

    A Likely Story William De Morgan
  • "A Great Dog, that Romulus," said Mr. Whipple, when it was all over.

    The Dogs of Boytown Walter A. Dyer
  • It impresses them as being one of the Great Dog stories of all time.

British Dictionary definitions for Great Dog

Great Dog

noun
1.
the Great Dog, the English name for Canis Major
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