wolf dog

Origin of wolf dog

First recorded in 1630–40
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Examples from the Web for wolf dog

Historical Examples of wolf dog

  • It minds me of the howl of a wolf-dog under the Arctic stars.

    The Trail of '98

    Robert W. Service

  • I have said that many assert the Irish wolf-dog to be no longer in existence.

    Anecdotes of Dogs

    Edward Jesse

  • One was the wolf-dog of the country, the other a Spanish bloodhound.

    The White Chief

    Mayne Reid

  • Not only did I have my wolf-dog kill the lynx, but I made him eat the body of the lynx as well.

  • I was guilty of having a big, fighting bull-dog whip a wolf-dog.