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pye-dog

Saltos de línea: pye-dog
Pronunciación: /ˈpʌɪdɒɡ
 
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(also pie-dog or pi-dog)

Definición de pye-dog en inglés:

sustantivo

A stray mongrel, especially in Asia.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Neatly dressed local passengers cover their noses with scented kerchiefs as though they were in the company of a pye-dog.
  • The Bombay Airport is relatively modern inside, but out on the tarmac pi-dogs chase each other.
  • Bobbing bunches of small boys run around like packs of pie dogs, yapping at everyone, teasing, pushing and screaming.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Anglo-Indian pye, Hindi pāhī 'outsider' + dog.

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