dog town

noun

Definition of dog town

1 : a community of prairie dogs
2 slang : a city commonly used for theatrical tryouts before a play receives metropolitan presentation

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First Known Use of dog town

1844, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Dog town.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog%20town. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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