Definition of Dog catcher

1. Noun. An employee of a municipal pound who is hired to round up stray dogs and cats.

Generic synonyms: Employee



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dog Catcher

dog and bone
dog and bones
dog and cat
dog and pony show
dog and pony shows
dog around
dog bag
dog bee
dog bent
dog biscuit
dog biscuits
dog bite
dog bone
dog bones
dog breeding
dog catcher (current term)
dog collar
dog collars
dog day
dog days
dog disease
dog diseases
dog distemper virus
dog do
dog ear
dog eared
dog eat dog
dog fennel
dog fight

Literary usage of Dog catcher

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1921)
"When the dog catcher came sneaking past the watchman wants to know what he's doing there, and the dog catcher says he's after those unlicensed dogs. ..."

2. Escritos polítco-económicos by Miguel Samper, Salvador Camacho Roldán, Carlos Martínez Silva, José Maria Samper Brush, Luis Samper Sordo, Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford (1904)
"The Town don't receipt on account/' said the dog-catcher, with an accent of marked disgust. ... You'd better pay up," advised the dog-catcher, not unkindly. ..."

3. Newspaper Writing and Editing by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer (1913)
"Write a pathetic story, using the particulars given in the following narrative: dog catcher Larson visited the Home for the Friendless with his little blue ..."

4. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"... dog catcher and placed In the pound and be disposed of as is now provided for dogs on which the tax has not been paid, and during said months of June, ..."

5. The Quarterly (1893)
"Every Monday was dog catcher's day; and was set apart by ordinance for the killing of tramp dogs. Woe betide the unfortunate canine which, on that day, ..."

6. Southern California Quarterly by Los Angeles County Pioneers of Southern California, Historical Society of Southern California (1898)
"Every Monday was dog catcher's day; and was set apart by ordinance for the kill.!..; of tramp dogs. Woe betide the unfortunate canine which, on that day, ..."

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