bullterrier


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Noun1.bullterrier - a powerful short-haired terrier originated in England by crossing the bulldog with terriersbullterrier - a powerful short-haired terrier originated in England by crossing the bulldog with terriers
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
Staffordshire bull terrier, Staffordshire bullterrier - English breed of strong stocky dog having a broad skull and smooth coat
American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, pit bull terrier, Staffordshire terrier - American breed of muscular terriers with a short close-lying stiff coat
References in classic literature ?
"'Wich editor?' he snapped like a young bullterrier. 'Dramatic?
It was not Tom who was entering, but a man in a sealskin cap and a blue plush waistcoat, carrying a pack on his back, and followed closely by a bullterrier of brindled coat and defiant aspect.
| A sheriff has ordered the destruction of a Staffordshire BullTerrier which attacked a 72-year-old man and a dog in Kelloholm.
Storm is classed as a banned breed,(Pit BullTerrier or AmericanPit Bull and crossbreeds of each are on the dangerous breeds list in Cyprus and importing and owning them is banned- owners of these breeds, before the law was passed in 2002, should spay or neuter them to avoid further breeding) she needs to be re-homed in Cyprus, as she is not allowed to fly.