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puppy dog

noun
1.
puppy (def 1).
Origin of puppy dog
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95
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  • "Because we can't get him to take a drop," said the puppy dog boy's mother.

    Uncle Wiggily in the Woods

    Howard R. Garis
  • He could be taken to New York in a baby carriage or led like a puppy dog.

    Dick in the Everglades A. W. Dimock
  • This was great fun for the puppy dog, but Raggedy Ann did not enjoy it.

    Raggedy Ann Stories Johnny Gruelle
  • "No, and it won't hurt much if our puppy dog gets hold of her," added Helen.

  • And then that puppy dog just put his little tail between his legs, and howled, and ran away, too; Jimmie waddling after him.

  • So Jimmie looked, very carefully, and he saw a white spot on the puppy dog's nose, and told him so.

  • A kitten or a puppy dog is different, and is nearly always doing something.

    The Wonders of the Jungle Prince Sarath Ghosh
  • It will love a doll, a kitten, a puppy dog, and show them the same sort of tender attention that it receives from mother.

    Heart and Soul Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  • It followed the day all's one like a puppy dog, while yon on the big wather there was no more dhriving it than a hog.

    Wyandotte James Fenimore Cooper
  • The puppy dog ran up to Raggedy Ann and twisted his head about as he looked at her.

    Raggedy Ann Stories Johnny Gruelle

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