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Little Dog

noun, Astronomy.
1.
the constellation Canis Minor.
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  • And a Little Dog, which Jack had not seen before, jumped up from a corner by the fire, barking furiously.

  • While we were eating, the Little Dog sat sedately by the fire.

    The Friendly Road (AKA David Grayson) Ray Stannard Baker
  • A sacred kirk was the very best place of all to settle this Little Dog's affairs.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • He adhered to Rose like a leech, and followed her about like a Little Dog.

    White Lies Charles Reade
  • He was playing along with Joey and the Little Dog at the time, and teaching the puppy to learn tricks.

    The Torch and Other Tales Eden Phillpotts
  • It wasn't cooked at all, but being a Little Dog I liked it all the better for that.

    Andiron Tales John Kendrick Bangs
  • The prince put the acorn to his ear, and heard the barking of a Little Dog.

    The Fairy Book Dinah Maria Mulock (AKA Miss Mulock)
  • How clearly one could read that it was not a Little Dog that had passed there!

  • Chicken, indeed, for a Little Dog, before these ill-fed bairns!

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
British Dictionary definitions for Little Dog

Little Dog

noun
1.
the Little Dog, the English name for Canis Minor
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