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|
|Broader (hypernym)||working dog|
|Narrower (hyponym)||French bulldog|
English verb: bulldog
|1.||bulldog (competition) attack viciously and ferociously|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
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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|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||get over, master, overcome, subdue, surmount|