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lap dog

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as in yes-man

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lapdog

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The first known use of lap dog was in 1645

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“Lap dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lap%20dog. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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