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tosa

(ˈtəʊsə)
n
(Animals) a large dog, usually red in colour, which is a cross between a mastiff and a Great Dane: originally developed for dog-fighting; it is not recognized as a breed by kennel clubs outside Japan
[C20: from the name of a province of the island of Shikoku, Japan]
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Dangerous dog breeds such as pit bull terriers and Tosas will be banned from entering kindergartens or elementary schools.
Under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 several breeds have been banned, including Pit Bull Terriers and Japanese Tosas.
Raubex declared that it has inked a deal with Sasol Oil to buy Tosas for R120 million.
Keepers of banned breeds such as pit bull terriers, Japanese tosas, dogo argentinos and fila brasileiros could be jailed for up to six months.
And police officers are to be specially trained to spot banned breeds like pit bulls and Japanese tosas used in the fights.
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The aggressive Tosas battle in a barred arena called the Dohyo.
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Typically, TOSAs use a large amount of electricity to attain a response fast enough for 10Gbps high-speed transmission.