foo dog

noun, often capitalized F \ˈfü-\
variants: or

Definition of foo dog

  1. :  a mythical lion-dog used as a decorative motif in Far Eastern art

Origin and Etymology of foo dog

Chinese (Beijing) Buddha; from the use of such figures in ceramic or stone as guardians of Buddhist temples

First Known Use: 1953

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a trip made at another's expense

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