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  • n. A young bulldog (of either sex).


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  • To take this discussion to the full extent of fantasizing I would us one of the "bull-pup" Barret self-loaders in .50 BMG but with expanding bullets (lots of big holes delivered quickly), the last two rounds would be solids one for each knee as last-ditch charge stoppers.

    Hunting T-Rex?

  • "Well, Pat, and how is that bull-pup of yours doing?"

    The New Pun Book

  • Whilst waiting one exeat upon Waterloo station, the girl had annexed unto herself a holy terror in the shape of a brindle bull-pup.

    The Hawk of Egypt

  • If you are of the male persuasion, would you have traded your jack-knife for TOM SMITH'S bull-pup, if there had been a tariff on the pup.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 07, May 14, 1870

  • And he had a little small bull-pup, that to look at him you'd think he warn't worth a cent but to set around and look ornery and lay for a chance to steal something.

    The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

  • She tucked the despised list, to which she had furtively added her bull-pup, into her sleeve, took her hand from his and went away.

    The Rose-Garden Husband

  • The bride his mother had left him as a parting legacy had gone out to order a string of blue beads, a bull-pup, a house, a motor, a banjo, and a rose-garden; as she went she added a talking machine to the list; and he was to be planted in the very centre of everything.

    The Rose-Garden Husband

  • And he had a little small bull-pup, that to look at him you’d think he warn’t worth a cent, but to set around and look onery, and lay for a chance to steal something.

    Jim Smily and His Jumping Frog

  • That aristocratic bull-pup was still irreconcilably hostile.

    The Portygee

  • A sportive bull-pup, malevolently released by some one in the crowd, danced up to the horse-block, barking joyfully, and made a lightning dive for the spellbinder's legs.

    Captivating Mary Carstairs


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