dog killer

noun

: a person in charge of killing mad or unwanted dogs

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1608, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dog killer was circa 1608

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“Dog killer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog%20killer. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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