bottom dog


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Noun1.bottom dog - a person of low status
subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier - an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
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The Tangerines trail Championship leaders Buddies by five points as they look to get back to winning ways at home to bottom dogs Brechin today.
The bottom dogs turned on the style to stay three points off safety after Dale Carrick hit a double.
Referee John Mantle called a halt after 52 minutes of the Alliance Three game between leaders Hartshill and bottom dogs Triumph Athletic Reserves, which the former were winning 2-1.
Aside from turning out for Second Division bottom dogs Forfar, Brewster has been out of the game since he was sacked in October after nine calamitous months at Tannadice.
Even McCarthy admits there's little hope of his bottom dogs staying up.
United took their unbeaten 17-game run through a severe test - from bottom dogs Raith.
The bitter experiences of his early life provided the basis for his first two novels, Bottom Dogs (1929) and From Flushing to Calvary (1932), and for his autobiography, Because I Was Flesh (1964).
They may be 10 points and three places clear of the Championship bottom dogs but playmaker Harkins, 31, said: "We've been second favourites in every game this season and we won't be treating this one any differently.
Kawashima missed last Friday night's 2-1 defeat away to Motherwell which left Mixu Paatelainen's bottom dogs eight points adrift of Kilmarnock in their battle to beat the drop.
WITHERLEY moved three points clear at the top of the Coventry Alliance Premier Division with a 5-1 romp at bottom dogs Triumph Athletic.
Bottom dogs SCARBOROUGH needed Paul Foot's late leveller against KIDDERMINSTER in a 1-1 draw.
Saint Johnstone move into third place after Ian Maxwell, Jamie McQuilken and Simon Donnelly scored as Saints defeated new bottom dogs Ayr 3-0 at home.