Definitions

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  • n. Staffordshire bull terrier

Etymologies

Diminutive. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I would say never leave a child with a dog without the dog owner being present, even a Staffie, which is known as the 'nanny dog.'

    Army Rumour Service

  • Pit bulls and Staffie crosses are now so common that people are inevitably moving on to the next thing – huskies, molosos, presca canarios.

    Beware of the law when it comes to dangerous dogs

  • Staffie cross breeds and this percentage is rising.

    BBC News - Home

  • He says the video shows how rewarding owning a Staffie can be and, when they are trained properly, they can become tremendous companions.

    BBC News - Home

  • It was after an afternoon yomping on the Heath with my shark-toothed Staffie that I first discovered it, for there we came upon a boisterous convention of border terriers, shar-peis and boxers waiting with their owners to enter the coin-operated dog shower.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • The tragedy for the Staffie is to look similar to the pit bull, banned under the dangerous dogs act.

    Home | Mail Online

  • But far from all Staffie owners are bad lads or street corner poseurs, and the breed is still a popular family pet.

    Home | Mail Online

  • And he's seen Staffie crosses emerging as the tough-looking but legal alternative to the banned breeds.

    Home | Mail Online

  • The worst snobs can be fellow LEs who can't get past the "I am a better LE because I was a WO1 rather than a WO2 or Staffie when I commissioned".

    Army Rumour Service

  • I own a precious American Staffie ...... extremely sweet!

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