yaller dog

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

yaller dog (plural yaller dogs)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of yellow dog. (worthless item)
  2. Eye dialect spelling of yellow dog. (Carolina dog)

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense "Carolina dog", the term is now sometimes used in works that otherwise contain no eye dialect.

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