Part of speech: noun

A small dog fondled in the lap.

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Usage examples "lapdog":

  1. " A nervous mongrel- a genuine lapdog," the major muttered, contemptuously, without ceasing his performance. - "'O Thou, My Austria!'", Ossip Schubin.
  2. Sure your lapdog has befouled himself; let me catch hold of the nasty cur, I'll teach him better manners. - "The Adventures of Roderick Random", Tobias Smollett.
  3. He must remain coy in his nook within the wall till he might see the lady's lapdog run across the orchard. - "French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France", Marie de France.