mongrel


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mongrel

1. a plant or animal, esp a dog, of mixed or unknown breeding; a crossbreed or hybrid
2. Derogatory a person of mixed race
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The Newfoundland went first, followed by the three short-haired pointers, the two mongrels hanging more grittily on to life, but going in the end.
Any dog of two different breeds is a mongrel and the Kennel Club should never allow mongrels.
A JITTERY mongrel has been dubbed Britain's "wimpiest dog".
HOUSTON -- The rock guitarist Ted Nugent, responding to cascading criticism that had become an embarrassment for his conservative Republican allies, apologized Friday for calling President Barack Obama a "subhuman mongrel.
He's a mongrel player, and I don't mean that in a negative way.
Largest of the Maori-dominated gangs are the Mongrel Mob, Black Power, the Nomads, the Tribesmen and the Stormtroopers.
San Francisco based filmmakers Deniz Demirer and Daniel da Silva set out on the road with American Mongrel to find out.
A small mongrel came running out from the tall birch trees that formed the densest part of the wood.
Both Lusine and Arsen have found Mongrel really helped them to come to terms with their new life in England.
things the first time-- say a mongrel with no violent intent jumping in
The charges are in connection to an incident in the Cefn Fforest area of Blackwood on November 30, when a mongrel, named Holly by RSPCA staff, suffered a broken jaw, broken ribs and severe abdominal swelling and lost several teeth in the attack.
MONGREL is a fitting name for a group made up of a mix of musicians better known for their work with other bands.