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  1. bull·dog
    IPA[ˈbo͝olˌdôɡ]
  2. noun

    • 1. a dog of a sturdy smooth-haired breed with a large head and powerful protruding lower jaw, a flat wrinkled face, and a broad chest.

    • 2. a person noted for courageous or stubborn tenacity:

      the bulldog spirit
    • 3. (at Oxford and Cambridge Universities) an official who assists the proctors, especially in disciplinary matters.

    verb

    • 1. wrestle (a steer) to the ground by holding its horns and twisting its neck:

      cowboys compete in bulldogging and bareback riding
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: bulldog, plural noun: bulldogs

    • v.: verb: bulldog, 3rd person present: bulldogs, gerund or present participle: bulldogging, past tense: bulldogged, past participle: bulldogged

    • (1862–1934) US businessman. By 1890, he was the general manager of Proctor & Gamble, the company that made and marketed Ivory soap. In 1907, when he became president of the company, he began to institute labor reforms such as profit sharing and pensions.
    • noun

      a dog of a sturdy smooth-haired breed with a large head and powerful protruding lower jaw, a flat wrinkled face, and a broad chest.

      a person noted for courageous or stubborn tenacity:

    • verb

      wrestle (a steer) to the ground by holding its horns and twisting its neck:
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