dog wheel


Definition of dog wheel

1 : a wheel turned by dog power

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First Known Use of dog wheel

1609, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Dog wheel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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