foo dog

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Particularly: “presumably from a Chinese word”

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foo dog (plural foo dogs)

  1. A Chinese guardian dog/lion statue that traditionally stands in front of Chinese imperial palaces, emperors' tombs, and government offices.
  2. A Pekingese dog.

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