Bull-terrier

Definitions

  • Bull Terrier
    Bull Terrier
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bull-terrier a species of dog, a cross-breed between the bulldog and the terrier
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M.E. bole, prob. Scand. bole, boli; most prob. cog. with Bellow.

Usage

In literature:

The next day a bulldog and a bull terrier were procured to take the place of Growler, and the hunt was resumed.
"Black Bruin" by Clarence Hawkes
The cannonading awakened Major Ryson, one of the nearest neighbors, and that discreet gentleman immediately set his bull terrier loose.
"The House" by Eugene Field
A good man is as full of bounce as a cat with a small boy and a bull terrier after him.
"Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son" by George Horace Lorimer
Sir Walter Scott tells us of the remarkable comprehension of human language evinced by his Bull-dog terrier, called Camp.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
Dogs are frequent: white bull terriers lie sunning in the shop windows.
"Pipefuls" by Christopher Morley
CRIB THE BULL-TERRIER SAVING THE LIFE OF BOB THE SETTER.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity" by W.H.G. Kingston
No wonder she is the bull terrier of modern London life.
"The Green Carnation" by Robert Smythe Hichens
He was as safe-looking as somebody else's bull terrier.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
The horses he liked; but the dogs he did not care for much, for there were no bull-dogs among them, not even a terrier.
"The Water-Babies" by Charles Kingsley
Not after you tacklin' that crazy bull terrier to save the kids.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
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In poetry:

'My achievements thou hast heard of, how I chalk the wily cue,
Pull an oar, and wield the willow, and have won my double-blue;
How I ride, and play lawn tennis; how I make a claret cup;
Own the sweetest of bull terriers, and a grand St. Bernard pup.
"Atheletes And Aesthesis" by E W Bowling

In news:

American Pit Bull Terrier FEMALE 2 MONTHS OLD  Clearwater, FL.
American Pit Bull Terrier MALE.
National American Pit Bull Terrier Association.
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) — A race horse attacked by two pit bull terriers was so badly injured it had to be euthanized, its owners said.
She is a fawn, light brown American pit bull terrier with a white chest.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier .
Pit bull terriers, with their bad-boy reputation, are not always the easiest dogs for the Lawrence Humane Society to find homes for.
A lawyer for a Santa Fe man who owns two American pit bull terriers accused of killing a Chihuahua and attacking the small dog's owner has told a judge he doesn't want them back but hopes they can be sent to a rehabilitation center.
American Pit Bull Terrier FEMALE 7 YEARS OLD  moore, OK. TH MEMBER 125 VISITS 6 VOTES.
American Pit Bull Terrier MALE 1 YEAR OLD  Spartanburg, SC.
The pit bull terrier is among dozens of dogs and cats that have found sanctuary at the newest animal shelter in Ventura County.
I have a bull terrier, she's as sweet as can be.
A new $1 million grant will help sterilize thousands of cats in February and pit bull terriers in August.
Beazley is a 3-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier from Sweetwater, TX.
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