bull mastiff

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bull mastiff

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bullmastiff

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(Breeds) a large powerful breed of dog with a short usually fawn or brindle coat, developed by crossing the bulldog with the mastiff

bull′ mas`tiff

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n.
one of an English breed of large, powerful dogs with a short fawn or brindled coat, produced by crossing bulldogs and mastiffs.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.bull mastiff - large powerful breed developed by crossing the bulldog and the mastiffbull mastiff - large powerful breed developed by crossing the bulldog and the mastiff
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
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Mother-of-one Concannon, 45, admitted causing unnecessary suffering to the bull mastiffs and Staffordshire bull terriers.
Concannon, 45, kept the two Staffordshire bull terriers and two bull mastiffs in a "detrimental" environment before they attacked Jade in Wigan.
The proposals follow high-profile incidents where children have been attacked, with 14-year-old Jade Anderson killed in March by four dogs, believed to be two bull mastiffs and two Staffordshire bull terriers.
Jade was set upon by two bull mastiffs and two Staffordshire bull terriers as she ate a meat pie at the Concannon home in Atherton, near Wigan, on Tuesday.
Armed police officers destroyed four of the animals, thought to be two bull mastiffs and two Staffordshire bull terriers, while a fifth was contained, Greater Manchester Police said.
Bull mastiffs are not one of the breeds listed on the Dangerous Dogs Act and are legal to own.
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It is hard to say what breed they are because they are so young, but it looks like they could be bull mastiffs.
Because of incorrect information on a police report, the breed was incorrectly reported as bull mastiffs in Tuesday's Telegram & Gazette.
Scarred for life: Leah Preston's left leg after she was mauled by her neighbour's two bull mastiffs.
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A DOG lover whose noisy 10 bull mastiffs got her in trouble with the law is bidding to have her court conviction overturned.