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American Staffordshire terrier

[ uh-mer-i-kuhn staf-erd-sheer ter-ee-er, 鈥恠her ]
/ 蓹藞m蓻r 瑟 k蓹n 藞st忙f 蓹rd 蕛瑟蓹r 藞t蓻r i 蓹r, 鈥愂兩檙 /
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noun
one of an American breed of strong, muscular terriers, originally developed in England, with a short, close-lying, stiff coat of any color or combination of colors except solid white.
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Origin of American Staffordshire terrier

First recorded in 1965鈥70; its earlier name, the Staffordshire terrier, was first recorded in 1935鈥40; and the variant pit bull terrier was first recorded in 1940鈥45
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