bull-terrier

bull terrier

noun
one of an English breed of medium-sized, short-haired dogs having a white, brindled, or tan and white coat, produced by crossing the bulldog and the terrier.
Also, bullterrier.


Origin:
1840–50; bull(dog) + terrier1

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bull terrier
 
n
pit bull terrier See also Staffordshire bull terrier a breed of terrier having a muscular body and thick neck, with a short smooth often white coat: developed by crossing the bulldog with various terriers

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