a whole team and the dog under the wagon

the whole team and the dog under the wagon

old-fashioned A person who is extremely talented or capable; the person who does all the work or is responsible for success. Primarily heard in US. In our house, our mother was the whole team and the dog under the wagon—she worked for our keep, kept the house in order, and made sure my brothers and I were always doing our best in school. When it comes to signing the best clients, Samantha is the whole team and the dog under the wagon.
See also: and, dog, team, wagon, whole

a whole team and the dog under the wagon

a person of superior ability; an outstandingly gifted or able person. US
See also: and, dog, team, wagon, whole