English edit

Etymology edit

See dog-ear.

Noun edit

dog's-ear (plural dog's-ears)

  1. Obsolete form of dog-ear.

Verb edit

dog's-ear (third-person singular simple present dog's-ears, present participle dog's-earing, simple past and past participle dog's-eared)

  1. Obsolete form of dog-ear.
    • 1775, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The Rivals[1], act I, scene II:
      [] Lady Slattern Lounger, who had just sent it home, had so soiled and dog's-eared it, it wa'n't fit for a Christian to read.

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