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bowwow

[bou-wou, -wou]
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noun
  1. the bark of a dog.
  2. an imitation of this.
  3. Chiefly Baby Talk. a dog.
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Origin of bowwow

First recorded in 1570–80; rhyming compound; imitative
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Historical Examples

  • Ive heard of the bowwow theory and the dingdong theory, said Thwaite, his hands busy with the machine.

    The Record of Currupira

    Robert Abernathy