- a dog.
Origin of pooch
First recorded in 1895–1900; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for pooch
There's even a section for intentional cuisine for your pooch.Horse_ebooks Is Dead
September 24, 2013
Nobody wished the pooch ill, but it seemed almost too cruel that the dog had survived while Jake and Jessie had perished.Hurricane Sandy Victim Jacob Vogelman’s Mother Remembers His Life
November 1, 2012
At least by Chinese standards, moreover, transforming your pooch into a panda can eat up a lot of time and money.China’s Dog-Dyeing Craze: Once Shunned, Pet Pooches Now Embraced
July 8, 2012
From Dollywood to the Wigwam Village Motel, the country never looked so sweet as through the eyes of a pooch.My Travels with Samantha
April 17, 2012
The only way he would be separated from his pooch would be if he were sent to prison.Sandusky Should Plead Guilty If He Wants a Shot at Redemption
December 13, 2011
Pooch Donovan's success at Harvard goes hand in hand with that of Haughton.
"It was just as things will come sometimes," Pooch said to me.
Pooch has been a football player himself and the experience has made him a better trainer.
Pooch said little, but kept a close watch on Ver Wiebe for the next two or three days.
To-day we have the spectacle of Pooch Donovan giving the Harvard players water from individual sanitary drinking cups!
- a slang word for dog (def. 1)
of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for pooch
"dog," 1924, American English, of unknown origin.
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