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noun Australian slang
a calm and unruffled person
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How to use sick-dog in a sentence
She goes into the corridor and is sick—very sick, leaning her head like a sick dog on the window-ledge.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
At these amateur shows—as at too many professional exhibits—there was always danger of some sick dog spreading epidemic.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
That is quite possible, my dear, but I would not give a sick dog in charge of a physician who writes.The Physiology of Marriage, Complete|Honore de Balzac
Out there he had been strong; here he was a sick dog, licking his sores and whimpering at his own shadow.The Kingdom Round the Corner|Coningsby Dawson
They softly dropped the packs and the sick dog lay meekly down beside them.Rolf In The Woods|Ernest Thompson Seton