canine companion

Definition of canine companion

  1. :  a dog that is kept as a pet

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a conical pointed tooth

    :  one situated between the lateral incisor and the first premolar — see tooth illustration

    :  dog

  1. :  of or resembling that of a dog

    :  of or relating to dogs or to the family (Canidae) including the canids

  1. :  one that accompanies another :  comrade, associate

    :  one that keeps company with another

    :  rascal

  1. :  accompany

    :  to keep company

  1. :  a hood covering at the top of a companionway

    :  companionway

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a brief usually trivial fact

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