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 Hungr (hunger).Hungry Dogs. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hungry.
 
Hungry as a dog. In Latin, “Rabidus fame, ceu canis.   1
   Hungry as a hawk.   2
   Hungry as a hunter.   3
   Hungry as a kite. In Latin, Milvinam appententiam habre.” (Plautus.)   4
   Hungry as a wolf. In French, “Avoir une faim de loup.” Another French phrase is “Avoir un faim de diable.   5
 


 Hungr (hunger).Hungry Dogs. 

 
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