bandog

noun
ban·​dog | \ ˈban-ˌdȯg How to pronounce bandog (audio) \

Definition of bandog

: a dog kept tied to serve as a watchdog or because of its ferocity

First Known Use of bandog

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bandog

Middle English bandogge, from band + dogge dog

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