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canine
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Don Quixote
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  • She is no reaper that sleeps out the noontide; at all times she is reaping and cutting down, as well the dry grass as the green; she never seems to chew, but bolts and swallows all that is put before her, for she has a canine appetite that is never satisfied; and though she has no belly, she shows she has a dropsy and is athirst to drink the lives of all that live, as one would drink a jug of cold water.

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as in: canine unit Define
of or relating to dogs
as in: dog's canine Define
conical-shaped teeth found in dogs and many other mammals
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