puppy


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Puppy \Pup"py\, n.; pl. Puppies. [F. poup['e]e doll, puppet.
   See Puppet, and cf. Pup, n.]
   1. (Zool.) The young of a canine animal, esp. of the common
      dog; a whelp.
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   2. A name of contemptuous reproach for a conceited and
      impertinent person.
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            I found my place taken by an ill-bred, awkward puppy
            with a money bag under each arm.      --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Puppy \Pup"py\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Puppied; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Puppying.]
   To bring forth whelps; to pup.
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