Definitions starting with B

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bull dog

[cf. BOAR , by hypercorrection] n. a male dog: 1950 In common parlance a jibdog is the female of the species in contrast to the bulldog or male (McCutcheon 317).

Tags: animal, hypercorrection, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-08 16:56
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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