dawg

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dawg

slang A way of referring to one's friend. Hey, dawg! How've you been?

dog

1. verb To judge or criticize someone for something. Why are you dogging me about this? It's really not a big deal.
2. verb To follow or pursue someone. You've been dogging me since I left the gas station—what's your deal, man?
3. verb To persistently trouble someone. I really think she should see a therapist if memories of the accident keep dogging her like that.
4. noun Something of poor quality. That movie was a real dog—I left before it was over.
5. noun An unattractive or unappealing female. I'm not asking that girl out—she's a real dog!

my dog

slang My very close, trusted friend. Typically used by a male referring to another male. John, you're my dog—would I lie to you? He's been my dog since we were little kids.
See also: dog

dog

1. n. a foot. (Usually plural.) I gotta get home and soak my dogs.
2. n. an ugly girl. (Rude and derogatory.) I’m no dog, but I could wish for some changes.
3. n. something undesirable or worthless; merchandise that no one wants to buy. Put the dogs out on the sale table so people will see them.
4. n. dog dung. (see also dog-doo.) There’s some dog on the lawn.
5. tv. to follow someone. The cop dogged Lefty for a week.
6. tv. to stay with one and haunt one. Will this memory dog me all the days of my life?
7. tv. to eat something; to eat something as a dog eats. He dogged his hamburger and ran out the door to catch the bus.
8. tv. to criticize someone or something. Stop dogging me about every little thing!
9. and dawg and dogg. n. buddy; friend. (Originally black. Also a term of address. The spelling variations do not affect pronunciation.) Hey, dog! Tsup? Word, dog.

dawg

verb
See dog

my dog

and my dawg and my dogg
n. my friend; my “pet” and companion. Jane’s my dawg. We cruise together.
See also: dog

my dawg

verb
See my dog
See also: dawg
References in classic literature ?
See the chaps in a boat-race; look at the fellers in a fight; aye, look at a dawg killing rats--which is it wins?
Between an unhappy beginning and an unhappy ending, Harris tells the tale of a Dawg and a Diva, and the havoc of their individual lives.
Thus, a dawg (Directed Acyclic Word-Graph) [1] is basically a trie where all equivalent sub-tries (corresponding to identical patterns of acceptable word-endings) have been merged.
A dawg should be considered any time a search through a large lexicon is needed.