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  • n. Plural form of bulldog.


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  • Teams with the nickname "bulldogs" have reached the tournament 68 times and made it to five Final Fours.

    Fetching Data on Top Dogs in Westminster, NCAA

  • I believe that this family of bulldogs is just going on (and this according to public opinion in England) until however fast the smash-and-grab raider may run down the street in his effort either to smash and grab another shop, or to escape around the corner from the consequences of his last smash-and-grab, they-the bulldogs-are able to leap up and catch and hold on to the seat of that man's pants.

    The British Council

  • One of the bulldogs was a really magnificent creature of the famous Stone strain, whose only fault seemed to be a club-foot.

    Jan A Dog and a Romance

  • In this manner Morgan, assisted by two small guns, called bulldogs, attacked the Yankees with success in towns, forts, stockades, and steamboats; and by the same system, Wheeler and Wharton kept a large pursuing army in check for twenty-seven days, retreating and fighting every day, and deluding the enemy with the idea that they were being resisted by a strong force composed of all three branches of the service.

    Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863

  • Darwin, by coming up with an alternative explanation for the Creation of life, brought upon his head the full fury of the established Church from which only his loyal friends, Darwin's "bulldogs," saved him.

    Ben Stein a humanist spokesperson?

  • On receiving three or four hours 'notice from the Rector, the Promotor, with a staff of servants, perambulated the streets at night, and he and his "bulldogs" received a fine from anyone whom they apprehended.

    Life in the Medieval University

  • Such jolly fellows they were -- and I am only too glad to find that the "bulldogs" are as thoroughly nice as the chaps we have down here.

    Perfect Behavior

  • The day was one of the most trying ones of the trip, and the men, with faces and hands swollen and bleeding from the attacks of not only the small black flies, which were particularly bad, but also the swarms of "bulldogs," complained bitterly of the hardships.

    The Long Labrador Trail

  • The "bulldogs" or "stouts," as they are sometimes called, which are as big as bumblebees, are very vicious, and follow the poor caribou in swarms.

    The Long Labrador Trail

  • Wonderful green and scarlet ants dropped upon them from the trees as they passed; from every log or stick gathered for the fires a new species crept; inch-long black or brown 'bulldogs' showed fight at them underfoot: midgets lurked in the cups of flowers; while the giant white ant ate its stealthy way in swarms through the sap of the forest trees from root to crown.

    The Red True Story Book


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