toy dog

noun

Definition of toy dog

: a very small dog especially : one of any of several breeds or varieties of tiny dogs kept purely as pets — compare english toy spaniel

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“Toy dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toy%20dog. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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