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part of speech: noun

The Dogstar.

part of speech: noun

The dog- star, so called because its heliacal rising followed close upon the summer solstice, the season of the greatest heats in the Mediterranean latitudes, during which dogs were liable to madness.

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The Dog Star, the most brilliant star in the sky.

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A general name for buckets, bowls, and other articles of domestic use made of wood; in the wood, applied to wine in casks. ...

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