What does the word canine mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Of, pertaining to, or like a dog.

Usage examples for canine

  1. The left canine of the upper jaw was missing, and a portion of the lobe of the right ear was gone. – The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  2. Etienne did not dare wait to see its conclusion or help his canine protector, for the noise of the conflict was drawing all the English there; but he struggled back to the open, and ran along the inner edge of the wood, hoping to find another track through the morass. – The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune by A. D. Crake
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