pariah dog


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pariah dog

n.
A dog that is a stray or lives on the edge of human civilization, especially in India. Certain groups of pariah dogs are sometimes considered to be distinct breeds. Also called pi-dog, pye-dog.

pariah dog

n
(Animals) another term for pye-dog
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Noun1.pariah dog - ownerless half-wild mongrel dog common around Asian villages especially Indiapariah dog - ownerless half-wild mongrel dog common around Asian villages especially India
cur, mutt, mongrel - an inferior dog or one of mixed breed
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All over the plain, cattle and buffaloes were grazing, and when the little boys in charge of the herds saw Mowgli they shouted and ran away, and the yellow pariah dogs that hang about every Indian village barked.
But Kim had danced off ere the end of the sentence, dodging pariah dogs and hungry acquaintances.
The range that includes shirts and accessories is inspired by the everyday Indian life musings - the musical wedding bands, car, the beautiful Indian pariah dog leisurely stretching around, the energy at the railway station, and so on.