Current results for occurrence #4 of canis in Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, entry canis1:

MeaningVotes
I. gen. plur. canum; v. Neue, Formenl. pp. 223...
I. Lit., a dog.
A. In gen., v. Varr. R. R. 1, 21; 2, 9, 1 sqq.; Plin...
B. Esp.
1. As a term of reproach, to denote,
a. A shameless, vile person, Plaut. Mo...
b. A fierce or enraged person, Plaut. ...
2. As the regular designation of the hangers-on or p...
3. In mythical lang.
a. Tergeminus, i. e. Cerberus. Ov. A. A. 3, 322; id....
b. Semidei canes, Anubis, Luc. 8, 832.—
4. Prov.
a. Stultitia est venatum ducere invitas canes, Plaut...
b. Cane pejus et angui Vitare aliquid, Hor. Ep. 1, 1...
c. Ut canis a corio numquam absterrebitur uncto, ...
d. Canis caninam non ēst (cf. Engl. dog won'<...
e. A cane non magno saepe tenetur aper, Ov. R. Am. 4...
5. CAVE CANEM, beware of the dog, a frequent ...
II. Transf.
A. A constellation; the Dog.
1. Esp.: Canis Major, or simply Canis, a constell...
2. Canis Minor, or Minusculus, the Little Dog...
B. The sea-dog, called canis marinus, Plin. 9...
C. The worst throw with dice, the dog-thro...
D. A Cynic philosopher: Diogenes cum choro ca...
E. A kind of fetter, Plaut. Cas. 2, 6, 37 dub...
Total: 2,178

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