weredog

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

were- +‎ dog

Noun[edit]

weredog (plural weredogs)

  1. (fiction) A shapeshifter who can change between dog and human form.
    • 1968, California Folklore Society, Western folklore: Volumes 27-28
      Weredogs dread the same things which vampires, viscera suckers, and witches fear. But weredogs and witches are especially afraid of the sting ray's tail.