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dogcatcher

noun dog·catch·er \-ˌka-chər, -ˌke-\

: a public official who is responsible for catching dogs that do not have homes

Full Definition of DOGCATCHER

:  a community official assigned to catch and dispose of stray dogs

First Known Use of DOGCATCHER

1835
DOGCATCHER Defined for Kids

dogcatcher

noun dog·catch·er \ˈdg-ˌka-chər\

Definition of DOGCATCHER for Kids

:  an official paid to catch and get rid of stray dogs

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