any of several carnivorous, marine gastropods of the family Nassidae.
- Also called dog·win·kle [dawg-wing-kuhl, dog-]. /ˈdɔgˌwɪŋ kəl, ˈdɒg-/.
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How to use dog whelk in a sentence
The chief enemy of the young oyster is a species of whelk, known in France as the bigourneau, dog whelk, or piercer.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II | Arnold Cooley