Definition of Staffordshire bull terrier in English:

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Staffordshire bull terrier

Pronunciation: /ˌstafərdSHir ˌbo͝ol ˈterēər/

noun

A dog of a small stocky breed of short-haired terrier, with a short, broad head and wide-set forelegs.
Example sentences
  • In 1989 Denver banned ownership of American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, and Staffordshire bull terriers - three breeds commonly referred to as pit bulls.
  • Manchester Dogs' Home currently looks after all sorts of dogs including, boxers, Labradors, Jack Russells and Staffordshire bull terriers.
  • The dog - a brown Staffordshire bull terrier - attacked our cat Frank, who was asleep in our front garden in Fleece Road at around 6.30 pm on August 1.

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Syllabification: Staf·ford·shire bull ter·ri·er

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