¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Puppydom
1. the world of puppies [n -S]
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Puppydom Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Puppydom
Literary usage of Puppydom
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... that were still gambolling about their master, huge, though hardly out of puppydom, when they lost him. He had given to one of them the name of Bumble, ..."
2. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch, W. F. Frazer (1906)
"To feed our horses, when time lays them by, to feed our dogs, not merely in their puppydom but when old age has crippled them, are seemly acts of mercy. ..."
3. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1879)
"NO. ccvi. of self-denial ; and so, as he grew from boy to youth, from the age of puppydom to that of manhood, the world declared it to be a marvellous thing ..."