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Yet how came it that even a low-caste mongrel of a Lascar should offer such an overt insult to a Brahmin!
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Diard's mongrel position, which he himself made still more questionable, brought him great troubles.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
With our door ajar we watched the ghastly struggle between the faithful mongrel and the assassin.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
But he was such a forlornly muddy mongrel pup, and so eloquent of tail, that I spoke his name on an impulse, and put out my hand.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
And a mongrel followed faithfully all the time unnoticed, and wondering, perhaps, at his master.
OVER THE SLIPRAILSHENRY LAWSON
Now, here seemed simple panic: and like a pack of dogs which rush to mangle a mongrel, they were at him pell-mell.
THE LORD OF THE SEAM. P. SHIEL
A mongrel and anomalous species like the German Meerkatzen—monkey-cats.
THE SUPERSTITIONS OF WITCHCRAFTHOWARD WILLIAMS
The mongrel dog that bites the hand that feeds it is your superior.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S PURSUITBURT L. STANDISH
You can't be a little American mongrel any more; not until I'm dead, anyway.
FOUR DAYSHETTY HEMENWAY
If that should fail, damme, I'll ride across to Yarmouth, and call out the first of the mongrel breed that I fall in with.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MONGREL

  • amalgam
  • bastard
  • combination
  • compound
  • cross
  • crossbreed
  • half-blood
  • half-breed
  • half-caste
  • incross
  • miscegenation
  • mongrel
  • mule
  • outcross
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