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 Dogs,Dogs (Green). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dogs.
 
Isle of Dogs. When Greenwich was a place of royal residence, the kennel for the monarch’s hounds was on the opposite side of the river, hence called the “Isle of Dogs.”   1
 


 Dogs,Dogs (Green). 

 
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