Origin of dog Latin
Examples from the Web for dog latin
It is a mock-heroic tale, in dog-Latin, of a country feud on the Fifeshire lands of his old friends the Cunninghams.
Their Latin was grammatical, but very like dog-Latin for all that.
Fifty-two volumes in folio, of the acta sanctorum, in dog-Latin, would be a formidable enterprise to the most laborious German.
It was perhaps from this, or some similar occurrence, that this barbarous Latin gained the name of dog-Latin.A History of Caricature and Grotesque|Thomas Wright
It was then in a choking voice that Cephas delivered Mr. Sanders's message, using the dog-latin which they both knew so well.Gabriel Tolliver|Joel Chandler Harris