dawg


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dawg

 (dôg, dŏg)
n. Slang
1. A male friend or acquaintance; a fellow.
2. Used to address a man or boy: What's up, dawg?

[Originally African American Vernacular English, variant of dog.]
References in classic literature ?
There--there's a little dawg," said James, looking frightfully guilty.
See the chaps in a boat-race; look at the fellers in a fight; aye, look at a dawg killing rats--which is it wins?
Nothing like blood, sir, in hosses, dawgs, AND men.
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Port Dawgs are entrusted to ensure aircraft, cargo and passengers are cared for and the Air Force mission succeeds.
With the Boss Dawg, the weight works best and gives the most action on the fall with the weight slightly forward of center.
Hopefully Devil Dawg keeps her grinning like a Cheshire cat.
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Admittedly he was subjected to people calling themselves Lord Splodge and Vin the Dawg and he didn't really answer their questions anyway.
Schoolboy Q, Setbacks (Top Dawg Entertainment, 2010) If Kendrick Lamar is Black Hippy's brain, then Schoolboy Q is the fists.
And because I didn't know his name (I didn't even know he had a name), I'd always thought of him as The Venerable Dawg.
The CSI-style pooch is, of course, following in the rich tradition of other crime-fighting dogs - including Scooby-Doo and Deputy Dawg.