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dog paddle

  

      n      another name for       doggy paddle  
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doggy paddle   , doggie paddle  
      n  
1    a swimming stroke in which the swimmer lies on his front, paddles his hands in imitation of a swimming dog, and beats his legs up and down  
      vb  
  doggy-paddle, doggie-paddle  
2    intr   to swim using the doggy paddle,   (Also called)    dog paddle         

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paddle          [1]  
      n  
1    a short light oar with a flat blade at one or both ends, used without a rowlock to propel a canoe or small boat  
2      (Also called)    float   a blade of a water wheel or paddle wheel  
3    a period of paddling  
to go for a paddle upstream     
4   
a    a paddle wheel used to propel a boat  
b    (as modifier)  
a paddle steamer     
5    the sliding panel in a lock or sluicegate that regulates the level or flow of water  
6    any of various instruments shaped like a paddle and used for beating, mixing, etc.  
7    a table-tennis bat  
8    the flattened limb of a seal, turtle, or similar aquatic animal, specialized for swimming  
      vb  
9    to propel (a canoe, small boat, etc.) with a paddle  
10    paddle one's own canoe  
a    to be self-sufficient  
b    to mind one's own business  
11    tr   to convey by paddling  
we paddled him to the shore     
12    tr   to stir or mix with or as if with a paddle  
13    to row (a boat) steadily, esp. (of a racing crew) to row firmly but not at full pressure  
14    intr   (of steamships) to be propelled by paddle wheels  
15    intr   to swim with short rapid strokes, like a dog  
16    tr     (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   to spank  
     (C15: of unknown origin)  
  paddler      n  

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paddle         

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1]  
1   
      n   oar, scull, sweep  
2   
      vb   oar, propel, pull, row, scull  

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n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
n.
sentence containing all letters of a given alphabet at least once.The canonical example in English is: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'.
A perfect pangram contains each letter of the alphabet just once and thus is far more difficult to come up with. The best seems to be: 'Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD, bags few lynx'.
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
id.
rain very heavily
Idiomatic expression. "The weather was really bad yesterday. It was raining cats and dogs all day."
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