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dog: occurs in various proverbs and comparisons, e.g. Wiv. I. iv. 118, Mer.V. I. i. 94, Tw.N. II. iii. 156, 1H4 II. i. 10, Tit. V. i. 122; “dogs of war” Cæs. III. i. 273 (cf. H5 I. Chor. 7) is a S. expression much echoed by mod. writers;—“(a) dog at,” an adept at Gent. IV. iv. 14, Tw.N. II. iii. 66 “I am dog at a catch;—the dog's name,” applied to the letter R, which Ben Jonson says ‘is the dog's letter, and burreth in the sound’ Rom. II. iv. 225.