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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Humorous Article -- Dan Crummett, "A Four-Wheel Bulldogger," Farmer-Stockman
Hazer--In rodeos, the assistant to the bulldogger who attempts to keep the animal running in a straight line and endeavors to protect the bulldogger from being gored.
Ford's grandfather was an accomplished bulldogger, as was his father.
Zamrzla, a rodeo bulldogger as a young man, is a regular sponsor of the playhouse's Cowboy Christmas Ball, put on by singer Michael Martin Murphey.
Marilyn Stone, who in 1995 founded Denver's Wilderness Women, which provides women with the means and opportunities to experience traditionally male outdoor sports, pointed to other early women recreationists, such as 19th century mountain climber Anne Peck and Fox Hastings, the first bulldogger in the 1924 Fort Worth Rodeo.