dogs

1.
n pl
1a.
the feet. Of obscure origin, this usage has persisted in British and American usage at least since World War II. It usu-ally implies tired, sore feet.
► 'Ooh, that feels better - my dogs are barking today!' (Planes, Trains and Automobiles, US film, 1987)
1b.
slippers, shoes or boots
1c.
American
trainers. An item of black street-talk that was included in so-called Ebonics, recognised as a legitimate lan-guage variety by school officials in Oak-land, California, in late 1996.
2.
n pl the dogs
British
greyhounds or greyhound racing
3.
adj the dogs (something) excellent. A shortening of the dog's bollocks.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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