dogface

noun
dog·​face | \ ˈdȯg-ˌfās \

Definition of dogface

: soldier especially : infantryman

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Examples of dogface in a Sentence

during World War II journalist Ernie Pyle gained fame for his sympathetic reports on the wartime experiences of the common dogface

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He isn’t known as a dogface solider boy or mudslinger in South Miami. Alex Butler, miamiherald, "For 66 years, he has lived on this block, now named for the World War II veteran," 28 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of dogface

1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dogface was in 1932

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