bandog

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ban·dog

 (băn′dôg′, -dŏg′)
n.
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.]

bandog

(ˈbænˌdɒɡ)
n
(Animals) a ferocious dog, whether by nature or trained as a guard dog

ban•dog

(ˈbænˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg)

n.
1. any dog kept tied or chained.
2. a mastiff or bloodhound.
[1250–1300; Middle English bande-dogge; see band3]
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Ten bandogs, a mix breed of the pitbull originally bred to attack humans, were captured after a tip-off to the USPCA.
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