cats and dogs

adverb

Definition of cats and dogs

: in great quantities : very hard it was raining cats and dogs

First Known Use of cats and dogs

1738, in the meaning defined above

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“Cats and dogs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cats%20and%20dogs. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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