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Definition 1: a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for bulldog in the sense of this definition

(bulldog is a kind of ...) any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs

(... is a kind of bulldog ) small stocky version of the bulldog having a sleek coat and square head

Definition 2: attack viciously and ferociously - [verb of competition]

(bulldog is a kind of ...) attack someone physically or emotionally

"The mugger assaulted the woman" "Nightmares assailed him regularly"

Definition 3: throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo - [verb of competition]

(bulldog is a kind of ...) get on top of; deal with successfully

"He overcame his shyness"

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