moon dog

[ moon-dawg, dog ]

Origin of moon dog

First recorded in 1660–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use moon dog in a sentence

  • He was the chief moon dog then, haughty as any, brave as the next, given to warfare and the shedding of blood.

    The Plow-Woman | Eleanor Gates
  • May not this hare of the Indian mythology be the moon-dog of some of our own legends?

    Storyology | Benjamin Taylor