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bull·dog

 (bo͝ol′dôg′, -dŏg′)
n.
1. A dog of a breed originally developed in England for bullbaiting, having a short stocky body, large head, and strong square jaws with dewlaps. Also called English bulldog.
2. A short-barreled, large-caliber revolver or pistol.
3. A heat-resistant material used to line puddling furnaces.
4. Chiefly British A proctor's assistant at Oxford University or Cambridge University.
adj.
Relentless or stubborn: "The Boston team has seldom before given such an exhibition of bulldog tenacity and fight" (Glenn Stout).
tr.v. bull·dogged, bull·dog·ging, bull·dogs Western US
To throw (a calf or steer) by seizing its horns and twisting its neck until the animal falls.

bull′dog′ger n.
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bulldog

(ˈbʊlˌdɒɡ)
n
1. (Breeds) a sturdy thickset breed of dog with an undershot jaw, short nose, broad head, and a muscular body
2. (Education) (at Oxford University) an official who accompanies the proctors on ceremonial occasions
3. (Stock Exchange) commerce a fixed-interest bond issued in Britain by a foreign borrower
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bull•dog

(ˈbʊlˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg)

n., adj., v. -dogged, -dog•ging. n.
1. one of an English breed of stocky, muscular shorthaired dogs having wide-set legs and a large head with prominent undershot jaws and a short, wrinkled muzzle, raised orig. for bullbaiting.
2. a stubbornly persistent person.
3. Brit. an assistant to the proctor of a university.
adj.
4. like or characteristic of a bulldog or of a bulldog's jaws.
v.t.
5. to attack in the manner of a bulldog.
6. Western U.S. to throw (a calf, steer, etc.) to the ground by seizing the horns and twisting the head.
[1490–1500]
bull′dog`ged•ness, n.
bull′dog`ger, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulldog - a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jawbulldog - a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
French bulldog - small stocky version of the bulldog having a sleek coat and square head
Verb1.bulldog - attack viciously and ferociously
assail, assault, set on, attack - attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
2.bulldog - throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
surmount, master, overcome, subdue, get over - get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
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Translations
buldog
ブルドッグ
buldogas
buldog

bulldog

[ˈbʊldɒg]
A. Ndogo m, buldog m
B. CPD the bulldog breed Nlos ingleses (con su aspecto heroico y porfiado)
Bulldog > clip® Npinza f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bulldog

[ˈbʊldɒg] nbouledogue mbulldog clip n (British)pince f à dessin
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bulldog

n
Bulldogge f; he has the tenacity of a bulldoger hat eine zähe Ausdauer
(Brit, Univ) → Helfer mdes Proctors

bulldog

:
bulldog breed
n he is one of the bulldoger ist ein zäher Mensch
bulldog clip
n (Brit) → Papierklammer f
bulldog edition
nFrühausgabe f (einer Zeitung)
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bulldog

[ˈbʊlˌdɒg] nbulldog m inv
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