bandog(redirected from bandogs)
A powerful dog, often a mastiff or part mastiff, bred to be a watchdog and traditionally kept chained.
[Middle English band-dogge : band, leash, chain; see band1 + dogge, dog; see dog.]
(Animals) a ferocious dog, whether by nature or trained as a guard dog
1. any dog kept tied or chained.
2. a mastiff or bloodhound.
[1250–1300; Middle English bande-dogge; see band3]