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 (bo͝ol′dôg′, -dŏg′)
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.
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.


(Bullfighting) a person who brings an animal, esp a steer, to the ground by twisting its head from the horns
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Pickett's success and notoriety as the "only professional bulldogger in the world" caught the attention of the Miller Brothers who's 101 Ranch Wild West Show in Oklahoma was quickly becoming the best such entertainment in the country.
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In his younger days, he says, he worked the rodeo circuit as a bulldogger, wrestling steers.