bow-wow

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bow-wow

A dog. Typically used by children. Looky, a cute little bow-wow!
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
and the bow-wow, too." Here he dropped a hearty, wholesome hand of toil down to a caress of Michael's head.
went crazy for canines April 21 as "Lost & Found" bowed to the bow-wow set in Westwood.