Definition of dog's-eared in English:

dog's-eared

(also dogs-eared)

adjective

rare
  • Dog-eared.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Samuel Richardson (bap. 1689, d. 1761), printer and author. Either from dog's-ear + -ed, or from dog's ear + -ed.

Pronunciation

dog's-eared

/ˈdɒɡzɪəd/