bow-wow

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bow-wow informal terms for dogs
    • n bow-wow the bark of a dog
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Usage

In literature:

Sunday, he rushed out between my legs and begun to bow-wow, bold as if he 'd been John Sullivan.
"Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories" by Florence Finch Kelly
Then Sammie Littletail, the rabbit boy, came along, and so did Peetie and Jackie Bow Wow, the puppy dogs.
"Bully and Bawly No-Tail" by Howard R. Garis
The Hallelujah bow-wow, you know!
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
The dame made a curtsy, the dog made a bow, The dame said "your servant," the dog said "Bow-wow.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
I don't know whether I'm expected to say 'Bow-wow,' or to listen in respectful humility when she deigns to notice me.
"The Jolliest School of All" by Angela Brazil
I laughed, and as I laughed he grew more angry, for his prize was what he had previously called a "bow-wow" and attributed to me.
"Devon Boys" by George Manville Fenn
A few days afterwards a deep "bow-wow-wow" showed me that I was dining off an older animal of the same species.
"Dick Onslow" by W.H.G. Kingston
Good-night to ye, Bow-wow, we'll be back before mornin', ye purty creature.
"The Golden Dream" by R.M. Ballantyne
Well, you think that Caesar is going straight to the bow-wows because he plays bridge.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
The dame made a curtsey, the dog made a bow, The dame said, "Your servant," the dog said, "Bow-wow.
"Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories" by Robert Ford
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In poetry:

Bow, wow, wow,
Whose dog art thou?
Little Tom Tinker's dog,
Bow, wow, wow.
"Caesar's Song" by Anonymous British
Little they thought of the ‘Cabbage Rose’
And the whirl-i-cane gusts a-wait
With the polly-wows to muzzle her bows
And bear her down to her fate.
"The Fate Of The 'Cabbage Rose'" by Wallace Irwin
She'd serve out the drinks and dance to the Chinks
And sing them an Eastern Pow-wow
If the tiddley Chinks had too many drinks
They'd go out to see a man about a bow-wow.
"The Street Of A Thousand Lanterns 1934" by Billy Bennett
You remember Rossini--you 've been at the play?
How his overture-endings keep crashing away
Till you think, "It 's all over--it can't but stop now--
That 's the screech and the bang of the final bow-wow."
"The Smiling Listener" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Bow, wow, wow—-a bone for the dog!
I liken his Grace to an acorned hog.
What, a boy at his side, with the bloom of a lass,
To help and handle my lord's hour-glass!
Didst ever behold so lithe a chine?
His cheek hath laps like a fresh-singed swine.
"Holy-Cross Day" by Robert Browning

In news:

Bow Wow in Hollywood this spring.
Bow Wow Wow Yippee Yo Yippee Yay.
Bow Wow Bash The annual event includes dog Olympics, fly-ball, canine dancing, contests and food donations for dogs in need.
Kiwanis Club of Ramona has set Saturday, June 12, for the sixth annual Ramona Kiwanis Bow Wow Pow Fun Dog Show and Competition.
INTERVIEWS Bow Wow's Twitter Sex, Girls' Gay Porn.
Bow Wow / Girls' Christopher Owens.
Bow Wow Luau photo shoot.
Bow Wow Beach Dog Park officially opens for the season today, city officials said Wednesday.
Bow Wow Beach is at 5027 Stow Road inside Silver Springs Park.
Everyone's favorite groupie Karrine Steffans recently dropped by Bow Wow's hotel room to hang with the rapper/host and after taking pics and posting them on Instagram decided to make a video.
106 & Park' Names Bow Wow, Ms Mykie, Paigion and Shorty Da Prince As New Hosts.
After Terrence J and Rocsi Diaz's emotional departure from BET's 106 & Park, the music countdown show has named rapper/actor Bow Wow the new host alongside Ms Mykie from Houston, Texas.
With a new baby, a new mixtape ready for release, and a new album on the horizon, it should come as no surprise that Bow Wow has some stuff on his mind.
Rumor or Real is Bow Wow a Dead Beat Dad.
Rumor or Real is Rapper Bow Wow a Dead Beat Dad.
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