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bulldog, English bulldogverb
a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
attack viciously and ferociously
throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
A breed of dog developed in England by the crossing of the bullbaiting dog and the Pug to produce a ladies companion dog. Having a very smooth coat, a flattened face, wrinkly cheeks, powerful front legs and smaller hind legs.
A shortened form of British bulldog.
A stubborn person.
To chase (a steer) on horseback and wrestle it to the ground by twisting its horns (as a rodeo performance).
Etymology: English, from bullbaiting, and dog.
The Bulldog is a British breed of dog of mastiff type. It may also be known as the English Bulldog or British Bulldog. It is of medium size, a muscular, hefty dog with a wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose. It is commonly kept as a companion dog; in 2013 it was in twelfth place on a list of the breeds most frequently registered worldwide.The Bulldog has a longstanding association with British culture; the BBC wrote: "to many the Bulldog is a national icon, symbolising pluck and determination". During the Second World War, the Prime Minister Winston Churchill was likened to a Bulldog for his defiance of Nazi Germany. The Bulldog Club (In England) was formed in 1878, and the Bulldog Club of America was formed in 1890.
a variety of dog, of remarkable ferocity, courage, and tenacity of grip; -- so named, probably, from being formerly employed in baiting bulls
a refractory material used as a furnace lining, obtained by calcining the cinder or slag from the puddling furnace of a rolling mill
characteristic of, or like, a bulldog; stubborn; as, bulldog courage; bulldog tenacity
Bulldog is the name for a breed of dog commonly referred to as the English Bulldog. Other Bulldog breeds include the American Bulldog, Olde English Bulldogge and the French Bulldog. The Bulldog is a muscular heavy dog with a wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose. The American Kennel Club, The Kennel Club and the United Kennel Club oversee breeding standards.
The numerical value of Bulldog in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Bulldog in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Bulldog in a Sentence
I have always been an admirer of style, and no pet could be as stylish and smart as a French Bulldog".
I've never meshed well with Roger Stone personality, i don't really like that bulldog way.
He understands political posturing, he understands the effectiveness of rhetoric, he clearly wants to play a role on the national stage. I guess he has chosen the role of bulldog -- go after the president, attack him, make wild accusations.
I love all animals. ... I am raising an English bulldog. ... He has so much character and is adorable. I'm going to take care of him until he passes away.
I never question a success, any more than I do the right of a bulldog to lie in his own gateway.
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- buldog, bulldog, dogoSpanish
- anjing bulldogMalay
- buldogue, bulldogPortuguese
- buldog, самсов, булдог, samsovSerbo-Croatian
- torahidoeg, toradoegül, toradoeg, torajidoeg, torajidoegül, torahidoegülVolapük
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