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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 breeds encountered in the study were Mongrels (5), Spitz (4), Pugs (4) and Shih tzu (2).
Any dog of two different breeds is a mongrel and the Kennel Club should never allow mongrels.
The mongrels, and I'd probably be classed as one of them, have got to stand up and be counted.
Its name originated from comments made by a district judge who described a group of men up in front of him as "nothing but a pack of mongrels.
WHEN I was a boy they called it hybrid vigour, the implication being that cross dogs or mongrels were healthier than their pedigree counterparts.
Give me the old streets Of brick chimneys and grime - That's the place where I felt grand and fine Mangy cats and dogs Scrounging around Pedigree mongrels all
However, the Media Mongrels, not ones for gracious defeat, have been gnashing their teeth over a couple of points.
Wylam Mongrels Golf Society organised the event at Close House Country Club, Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland, to raise around pounds 4,000 for The Journal 175 St Oswald's Appeal.
Owners Jimmy and Edna English look after a guartet of talented mongrels at their home in Birkdale, Southport.
With mongrels,however, the pattern went to the dogs.
Adding some mongrels in the short run won't help the First problem, but it will let the brand make money until more permanent changes can be made.