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English noun: bulldog

1. bulldog (animal) a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting

SynonymsEnglish bulldog

Broader (hypernym)working dog

Narrower (hyponym)French bulldog

English verb: bulldog

1. bulldog (competition) attack viciously and ferociously

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Broader (hypernym)assail, assault, attack, set on

2. bulldog (competition) throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo

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Broader (hypernym)get over, master, overcome, subdue, surmount

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