from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See American Staffordshire terrier.
  • n. Slang One who behaves in a markedly aggressive or ruthless manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Shortened form of pit bull terrier.
  • n. A person with a reputation for pugnacity.


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