Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Pheasants are hunted with the "hobby," by scaring up, and from under dogs.

How the workers, the defeated ones, the under dogs he sang of and loved were like the others—lesser masks envying superior masks.

WORD ORIGIN

"the beaten dog in a fight," 1887, from under + dog (n.). Cf. top dog "dominant person in a situation or hierarchy."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.