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noun bull·dog \ˈbl-ˌdg also ˈbəl-\

: a short, strong, muscular dog with short hair, short legs, and a wide square head

Full Definition of BULLDOG

1
:  any of a breed of compact muscular short-haired dogs having widely separated forelegs and an undershot lower jaw that were developed in England to fight bulls
2
:  a handgun with a thick usually short barrel
3
:  a proctor's attendant at an English university
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First Known Use of BULLDOG

circa 1500

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adjective

Definition of BULLDOG

:  suggestive of a bulldog <bulldog tenacity>

First Known Use of BULLDOG

1816

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verb

Definition of BULLDOG

transitive verb
:  to throw (a steer) by seizing the horns and twisting the neck
bull·dog·ger noun
bull·dog·ging noun

First Known Use of BULLDOG

1905
BULLDOGGER Defined for Kids

bulldog

noun bull·dog \ˈbl-ˌdg\

Definition of BULLDOG for Kids

:  a dog of English origin with short hair and a stocky powerful build

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