pit-bull

pit bull terrier

Also called pit bull.


Origin:
1940–45

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pit bull terrier
 
n
Also called: American pit bull terrier a dog resembling the Staffordshire bull terrier but somewhat larger: developed for dog-fighting; it is not recognized by kennel clubs and is regarded as dangerous. It is not allowed in some countries, including the UK

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