one of any of several breeds of very small dogs, as the Yorkshire terrier, English toy spaniel, Shih Tzu, and Pomeranian.
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Origin of toy dog
First recorded in 1800–10
Words nearby toy dog
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Example sentences from the Web for toy dog
We trust that this is the beginning of the end of the toy-dog craze.
The creature commonly weighs about three pounds, and its note resembles that of a toy-dog.First Across the Continent|Noah Brooks