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sausage dog

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Definition of sausage dog in English:

noun

Informal British term for dachshund.
Example sentences
  • Marv lives downstairs and has a very stupid sausage dog called Sizzles.
  • A woman has just walked past with six sausage dogs; the leads look like cocktail sticks.
  • The great thing about sausage dogs is how far their heads are from their tails and, as a direct result, how ridiculous they look.

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