French bulldog


: any of a breed of small compact heavy-boned dogs developed in France and having erect ears

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of French bulldog was in 1875

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“French bulldog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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