dog's chance


: a bare chance in one's favor

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dog's chance was in 1902

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“Dog's chance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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