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pariah dog

another term for pye-dog
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  • A pariah dog ate the bread I soaked in it, and died before he could yelp.

    The Dark Star Robert W. Chambers
  • Even the pariah dog enjoys some popular respect as a watch-dog.

    Beast and Man in India

    John Lockwood Kipling
  • Dicky lighted a cigarette and tossed a comfit at a pariah dog.

  • Better death on the pyre than a future like that of a pariah dog.

    The Adventures of Kathlyn

    Harold MacGrath
  • When the light was turned out, the pariah dog got up stealthily and crept much nearer to the Loulia.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • They prepared a bait by tying a strong hook underneath the body of a pariah dog.

    Prisoners Their Own Warders J. F. A. McNair
  • There were no domesticated animals about their place: strange to say, not even a pariah dog.

  • The howl of a pariah dog, the hoot of an owl, became so many questions—all directed toward me—all demanding an answer for my sins.

    The Arm-Chair at the Inn F. Hopkinson Smith
  • They call him lion; a more fitting name would be pariah dog.

    Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang
  • In India the idea of using the pariah dog for the purpose of smelling out buried bodies has been often put forward.

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