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  1. bulldog
    IPA[ˈbʊldɒɡ]
  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:

      Cal was bulldogging a mean steer
  3. Variation

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