Red-dog

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Red-dog the lowest grade of flour in high milling
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. reád; Ger. roth, L. ruber, Gr. e-rythros, Gael. ruath.

Usage

In literature:

Though he faced the Red Dog Saloon he did not see it.
"The Boss of the Lazy Y" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Yes, sir-ee, Bob Hoss-Fly, and a red dog under the wheelbarrow!
"Gideon's Band" by George W. Cable
And I've hired three red-haired watch-dogs.
"The Heather-Moon" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
The sight of a gray-green uniform was to that dog what a red rag is to a bull.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I have seen a wounded hog that had been badly bitten by a dog, wallow in rich red mud to stop the flow of blood.
"The Human Side of Animals" by Royal Dixon
He got paid so much a bottle commission on the sales of Chief Henry Red-dog's Bitters.
"Ruth Fielding Down East" by Alice B. Emerson
The dog sweltered through, and the red clay adhered to his shaggy coat.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
Nobody is going to be caught red-handed with that dog in his possession.
"Walter and the Wireless" by Sara Ware Bassett
So the red dogs are not afraid as they come flocking to the stream.
"The Wonders of the Jungle" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
In the midst of a ridge the huge corpse of Vertumnus is being devoured by red dogs.
"The Temptation of St. Antony" by Gustave Flaubert
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In poetry:

Sweet is thy reign, but short; The red dog-star
Shall scorch thy tresses, and the mower's scythe
Thy greens, thy flow'rets all,
Remorseless shall destroy.
"Ode To Spring" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
When the blood-red sun had gone burning down,
And the lights were lit in the little town,
Outside, in the gloom of the twilight grey,
The little dog died when he'd had his day.
"The Little Dog's Day" by Rupert Brooke
I will see you again to-morrow.
I will see you again in a million years.
I will never know your dark eyes again.
These are three ghosts I keep.
These are three sumach-red dogs I run with.
"Valley Song" by Carl Sandburg
There the milkmaïd hung her brow
By the cow, a-sheenèn red;
An' the dog, wi' upward looks,
Watch'd the rooks above his head,
An' the brook, vrom bow to bow,
Here went swift, an' there wer slow.
"Times O’ Year" by William Barnes
Saith the Lord: ‘I will bring thee from Bashan;
I will bring thee again
From the dark, voiceful depths of the sea;
That thou thy footsteps mayst dash,
Red-wetshod, in blood of the foe,
And the tongue of thy dogs in the same.’
"Psalm LXVIII" by Archbishop William Alexander
The red Virginia crumbles at the wall.
The bed is bare where winter’s snow-drops grew.
I feel my dog come licking at my hand.
I pause awhile beside the door, I stand.
And hear the well-known footsteps softly fall
And the voices that I knew.
"Lemnos Harbour" by Leon Gellert

In news:

This image released by Scholas­tic shows Nor­man Brid­well, cre­ator of Clif­ford the Big Red Dog , cel­e­brat­ing the character's 50th anniver­sary at Scholastic's head­quar­ters in New York,Monday.
Clifford the Big Red Dog turns 50 and New Jersey helps celebrate.
'Clifford The Big Red Dog ' Turns 50 (In Human Years).
Win a pair of tickets to see Clifford The Big Red Dog LIVE.
Elvin Bishop and his " Red Dog " Gibson ES-345 — Together Almost 50 Years.
Day at You Bet and Old Red Dog .
The Ballad of Red Dog .
Clifford the Big Red Dog .
This image released by Scholas­tic shows Nor­man Brid­well, cre­ator of Clif­ford the Big Red Dog, cel­e­brat­ing the character's 50th anniver­sary at Scholastic's head­quar­ters in New York,Monday.
A Pistons duo, ex-Red Wings dog sledder .
Donning a red Santa hat, the First Dog wanders in and out of rooms, looking at decorated trees and the presents underneath.
CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG.
American children grow up unexposed to the lovable reptilian equivalents of Snoopy or Garfield or Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Would you like a review copy of RED DOG or GNOMES .
Red's hot dog stand thinks outside the bun.
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In science:

The red IRAC colors for these fainter DOGs are likely due to obscuration of stellar light by dust.
Ultracool Field Brown Dwarf Candidates Selected at 4.5 microns
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