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bull terrier

noun
1.
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
1840-1850
1840-50; bull(dog) + terrier1
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bull terrier

noun
1.
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 See also pit bull terrier, Staffordshire bull terrier
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