Dog's-ear
Dog's-ear \Dog's"-ear`\, n. The corner of a leaf, in a book, turned down like the ear of a dog. --Gray. -- {Dog's"-eared`}, a. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

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  • dog's-ear — dog s eared, adj. /dawgz ear , dogz /, n., v.t. dog ear. * * * …   Universalium

  • dog's-ear — variant of dog ear …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog's-ear — corner of a page turned down to keep one s place in a book …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dog's-eared — Dog s ear Dog s ear , n. The corner of a leaf, in a book, turned down like the ear of a dog. Gray. {Dog s eared }, a. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dog's cabbage — Dog Dog (d[o^]g), n. [AS. docga; akin to D. dog mastiff, Dan. dogge, Sw. dogg.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Canis}, esp. the domestic dog ({Canis familiaris}). Note: The dog is distinguished above all others of the inferior animals… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dog's meat — Dog Dog (d[o^]g), n. [AS. docga; akin to D. dog mastiff, Dan. dogge, Sw. dogg.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Canis}, esp. the domestic dog ({Canis familiaris}). Note: The dog is distinguished above all others of the inferior animals… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dog's breakfast — noun An unappealing mixture; a disorderly situation; a mess. So complex was the scheme that neither blacks nor whites could say for certain who had won. A dogs breakfast, cried Laborite M.P. James Callaghan. I say frankly that I do not begin to… …   Wiktionary

  • cock one's ear — ► cock one s ear (of a dog) raise its ears to an erect position. Main Entry: ↑cock …   English terms dictionary

  • cock one's ear — (of a dog) raise its ears to an erect position. → cock …   English new terms dictionary

  • cock one's ear — (of a dog) raise its ears to an erect position ■ (of a person) listen attentively to or for something …   Useful english dictionary

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