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Green Dogs

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Any extinct race, like that of the Dodo. Brederode said to Count Louis: “I would the whole race of bishops and cardinals was extinct, like that of green dogs.” (Motley Dutch Republic, part ii. 5.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Greek Cross
Greek Fire
Greek Gift (A)
Greek Life
Greek Trust
Greeks
Green
Green Bag
Green Bird (The)
Green Cloth
Green Dogs
Green Dragoons (The)
Green Glasses
Green Goose (A)
Green Gown (A)
Green Hands (a nautical phrase)
Green Horse (The)
Green Howards (The)
Green Isle
Green Knight (The)
Green Labour