dog ear

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See also: dogear and dog-ear

English[edit]

dog ear in a book

Etymology[edit]

From the contrast between wolves' ears, which stand upright, and the ears of dogs, which are generally floppy.

Noun[edit]

dog ear (plural dog ears)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see dog,‎ ear.
  2. folded down corner of a page in a book, acting as a bookmark

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