American Staffordshire terrier

noun

Definition of American Staffordshire terrier

: any of a breed of strong stocky dogs that are of similar ancestry to but are larger and heavier than the related American pit bull terrier and Staffordshire bull terrier

First Known Use of American Staffordshire terrier

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“American Staffordshire terrier.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20Staffordshire%20terrier. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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