Dog Words & Phrases

PARIAH DOG

Meaning: A dog that might have once been domesticated, but has since loss its home and turned wild, surviving meagerly on scraps and garbage on teh edge of an urban or rural village community, and being chased away on sight by local human residents.

Origins and History: A term that dates from the period of British colonial and economic domination of much of southern India, and that was first recorded in 1816.

*From the book Dog the Wag by Mike Darton

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