fido

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fido

(ˈfaɪdəʊ)
npl -dos
1. jocular a generic name for a dog
2. an incorrectly minted coin, often valued by collectors
References in classic literature ?
Aunt Lydia must feel very desolate, poor thing; but she shall be indulged as much as she indulges her fat Fido."
Thanks to his pastorals, I could long afterwards enjoy with the double sense requisite for full pleasure in them, such divinely excellent artificialities at Tasso's "Aminta" and Guarini's "Pastor Fido"; things which you will thoroughly like only after you are in the joke of thinking how people once seriously liked them as high examples of poetry.
"Yes, that's it, a good phrase, - mouthing and besliming the True, and Beautiful, and Good, and finally patting him on the back and saying, 'Good dog, Fido.' Faugh!