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Feb 19, 2009
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dog's age

PRONUNCIATION:
(dogz ayj)

MEANING:
noun: A long time.

ETYMOLOGY:
Referring to the typical age of a dog: 10-15 years. Also see donkey's years.

USAGE:
"The current show at Birch Libralato is one of the most concise and gratifying commercial gallery shows to come along in a dog's age."
Sarah Milroy; Gratifying Show; Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada); Nov 16, 2007.

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