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 Dog-headed TribesDog-leech (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dog-Latin.
 
Pretended or mongrel Latin. An excellent example is Stevens’ definition of a kitchen:   1
        As the law classically expresses it, a kitchen is “camera necessaria pro usus cookare; cum saucepannis, stewpannis, scullero, dressero, coalholo, stovis, smoak-jacko; pro roastandum, boilandum, fryandum, et plum-pudding-mixandum… .”—A Law Report (Daniel v. Dishclout).
 


 Dog-headed TribesDog-leech (A). 

 
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