bow-wow

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bow-wow

A dog. Typically used by children. Looky, a cute little bow-wow!

bow-wow

(ˈbɑʊwɑʊ)
1. n. a dog. (Juvenile.) We’re going to get you a bow-wow!
2. n. an ugly woman; a dog. (Derogatory.) I would have chosen a better nose if I had been given a chance, but—all in all—I’m not such a bow-wow.
References in classic literature ?
A bow-wow is good on a scow when all hands sleep alongside the dock or in an anchor watch."
I never saw one leashed to a bow-wow yet that didn't look like he'd like to lick every other man that looked at him.
A TINY stuffed mutt is to play a lead role when it takes a bow-wow at auction next month.
express whatever I need to communicate: a bow-wow indicates happiness a
TAKE A BOW-WOW: The Queen smiles as she is greeted outside Serbourne Abbey by well-wishes and a trio of well-dressed corgis.
Take a bow-wow: The Queen is greeted by well-wishers - and a group of well-dressed corgis - at Sherbourne Abbey yesterday.
Sit up Ted and take a bow-wow. You are an example to us all.