Bulldog

Word BULLDOG
Character 7
Hyphenation bull dog
Pronunciations /ˈbʊldɑɡ/

Definitions and meanings of "Bulldog"

What do we mean by bulldog?

A dog of a breed originally developed in England for bullbaiting, having a short stocky body, large head, and strong square jaws with dewlaps. noun

A short-barreled, large-caliber revolver or pistol. noun

A heat-resistant material used to line puddling furnaces. noun

A proctor's assistant at Oxford University or Cambridge University. noun

Relentless or stubborn. adjective

To throw (a calf or steer) by seizing its horns and twisting its neck until the animal falls. transitive verb

A variety of dog of comparatively small size, but very strong and muscular, with a large head, broad muzzle, short hair, tapering smooth tail, and remarkable courage and ferocity. Dogs of this kind were formerly much used in bullbaiting, whence the name. noun

A bailiff. noun

The assistant or servant who attends the proctor of an English university when on duty. noun

A pistol; in recent use, a small revolver with a short barrel carrying a large ball. noun

Nautical: The great gun in the officers' wardroom cabin. noun

A general term for main-deck guns. noun

In metallurgy, tap-cinder from the puddling-furnace, after the protoxid of iron has been converted into sesquioxid by roasting. noun

A name given by the Canadian half-breeds to the gadfly. noun

Same as bulldog ant. noun

Characteristic of, or like, a bulldog; stubborn. adjective

A bat of the genus Nyctinomus; -- so called from the shape of its face. adjective

A variety of dog, of remarkable ferocity, courage, and tenacity of grip; -- so named, probably, from being formerly employed in baiting bulls. noun

A refractory material used as a furnace lining, obtained by calcining the cinder or slag from the puddling furnace of a rolling mill. noun

A breed of dog developed in England by the crossing of the bullbaiting dog and the Pug to produce a ladies companion dog. Having a very smooth coat, a flattened face, wrinkly cheeks, powerful front legs and smaller hind legs. noun

A breed of dog developed in England by the crossing of the bullbaiting dog and the Pug to produce a ladies companion dog. Having a very smooth coat, a flattened face, wrinkly cheeks, powerful front legs and smaller hind legs.

British bulldog

A stubborn person.

A refractory material used as a furnace lining, obtained by calcining the cinder or slag from the puddling furnace of a rolling mill.

(Oxford University slang) One of the proctors' officers.

(pro wrestling) Any move in which the wrestler grabs an opponent's head and jumps forward, so that the wrestler lands, often in a sitting position, and drives the opponent's face into the mat.

A bulldog edition.

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The word "bulldog" in example sentences

I could now thoroughly appreciate the term bulldog, which I had heard applied to him by the soldiers. ❋ Arthur James Lyon Fremantle (1868)

You see, among his friends, Rubén was known as a bulldog because once he grabbed onto something, he never let go. ❋ Mariela Dabbah (2011)

You see, among his friends, Rubén was known as a bulldog because once he grabbed onto something, he never let go. ❋ Mariela Dabbah (2011)

DENVER Most of the time, Biscuit the bulldog is just a regular stubby-legged young dude who runs around the yard collecting sticks and making everyone laugh with his goofy antics. ❋ Unknown (2008)

This little french bulldog is suffering from genuphobia (fear of knees); or perhaps it is sinistrophobia (fear of objects at the left side of the body) that is the problem. ❋ Blackie Lagoon (2007)

Years ago before the condition was named the calves were commonly known as bulldog calves. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Mention the word bulldog and it's reasonable to associate the adjective tenacious with it. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Simon Listner (2nd from right in first pic) - An experienced veteran of 4 deployments who was our "bulldog" - named for the person who organized our sqadron for recieving and delivering patients at the flight line. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Gary Albright died after a "bulldog" - his head forcibly driven into the mat by his opponent - at a local show in Pennsylvania. ❋ Unknown (2010)

His second outstanding and complementary quality was his tenacity about his main idea: his companion and wife Nadezhda Krupskaya said he was a "bulldog" - his was the death-grip, which pleased Lenin very much. ❋ Unknown (2009)

An Obama appointee and lawyer who some colleagues call a bulldog. ❋ Unknown (2011)

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