Little Dog


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Little Dog

n
(Astronomy) the Little Dog the English name for Canis Minor

Lit′tle Dog′


n.
the constellation Canis Minor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Little Dog - a constellation to the east of OrionLittle Dog - a constellation to the east of Orion; contains Procyon
Procyon - the brightest star in Canis Minor
References in classic literature ?
Mistress Pussy, how do you do?" "I thank you kindly, little dog, I fare as well as you!" Old Rhyme.
The little dog barked and made a dive for the shaggy man's leg; but he grabbed the dog by the neck and put it in his big pocket along with the apples.
The children's little dog came out, interfering, getting in her way.
A BRAZIER had a little Dog, which was a great favorite with his master, and his constant companion.
"I sha'n't laugh," David said, nobly true to the memory of the little dog, "I sha'n't laugh once," and he closed his jaws very tightly as we drew near the house in Soho where Joey lodged.
Soon they reached a side path, and down this the little dog fairly flew, only to come back at once, whining and barking.
The poor little dog's eyes were glazing fast, and there were spots of blood on its glossy white side.
"I'm frightened of a little dog, and the camel here is frightened by bad dreams in the night."
Edgar stood on the hearth weeping silently, and in the middle of the table sat a little dog, shaking its paw and yelping; which, from their mutual accusations, we understood they had nearly pulled in two between them.
Dear royal, glorious little dog, buried at sea off the east coast of Australia!
Over his arm was suspended a lady's mantilla--a light and brilliant tissue, fringed with white lace--which had apparently been committed to his keeping; and the little dog's blue ribbon was wound tightly round his hand.
Seymour Fentolin who stood there, a little dog under each arm; a large hat, gay with flowers, upon her head.