Dog Star


: sirius

Examples of Dog Star in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Madden, another Team Fluff pup from Dog Star, also was born in Mississippi. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 6 Feb. 2023 With his siblings, he was sent to Dog Star. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 6 Feb. 2023 These two-year-old hounds dedicated the beginning of their lives to veterinary research, and for the past few months have been living in foster homes provided by Dog Star Rescue, a Bloomfield rescue organization., 20 Jan. 2022 For the virtual performance, Brickell and her band congregated on a soundstage for a simmering take on the track, giving fans a preview of what the Hunter and the Dog Star songs will sound like when the group returns to the live stage in the post-pandemic future. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 19 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Dog Star was in 1567

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“Dog Star.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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Dog Star

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