Staffordshire bull terrier

noun Staf·ford·shire bull terrier \ˈsta-fərd-ˌshir-, -shər-\

Definition of Staffordshire bull terrier

  1. :  any of a breed of compact muscular terriers that have a short stiff glossy coat, were developed in England by crossing bulldogs and terriers, and were originally bred for dogfighting — compare American Staffordshire terrier

Illustration of staffordshire bull terrier

Origin and Etymology of staffordshire bull terrier

Staffordshire, England

First Known Use: 1901

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to cast off or become cast off

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