bulldog


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Synonyms for bulldog

a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw

attack viciously and ferociously

throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo

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This speech being unintelligible to the Bulldog he only civilly smiled, which so terrified the Spaniel that he dropped dead in his tracks.
A big bulldog, sliding obliquely and silently across the street, unconcerned with the team he was avoiding, had passed so close that Prince, baring his teeth like a stallion, plunged his head down against reins and check in an effort to seize the dog.
brave Grip, who cares for nothing, and when the wind rolls him over in the dust, turns manfully to bite it--Grip, bold Grip, has quarrelled with every little bowing twig--thinking, he told me, that it mocked him--and has worried it like a bulldog.
I think I can see him now, a-coming up the Strand between the two street-keepers, a little sobered by the bruising, with a patch o' winegar and brown paper over his right eyelid, and that 'ere lovely bulldog, as pinned the little boy arterwards, a-following at his heels.
It seemed to her very odd that he should know as much about breeding bulldogs as any man in England; that he had a collection of wild flowers found near London; and his weekly visit to old Miss Trotter at Ealing, who was an authority upon the science of Heraldry, never failed to excite her laughter.
Ham- mering each other -- for we stepped aside and looked on while they rolled, and struggled, and gouged, and pounded, and bit, with the strict and wordless attention to business of so many bulldogs.
Some of you may have received a solicitation and a proxy card from hedge fund manager Phillip Goldstein and his Bulldog Investors fund.
RMR Hospitality and Real Estate Fund (AMEX: RHR) today announced that it has commenced litigation against Bulldog Investors General Partnership, a hedge fund controlled by Mr.
Sam Raich, Bulldog Channel Manager for Latin America commented today: "We believe that Central and South American governments and industry are concerned about issues of security and of proper tracking of cargo for customs purposes.
Bulldog is approaching several critical milestones with respect to pilot programs coming to completion in the early part of September.
He is its personality - equal parts underdog and Bulldog.
Kim Leiske, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Bulldog, commented, "With the collective efforts of new management and transition team, we believe we have established a viable business and sales model which can be more efficiently executed at reduced operational costs.