bandog

[ban-dawg, -dog]

noun

any dog, as a mastiff or bloodhound, kept tied or chained.

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Nearby words

  1. bandleader,
  2. bandlet,
  3. bandmaster,
  4. bandobust,
  5. bandoeng,
  6. bandoleer,
  7. bandolier,
  8. bandoline,
  9. bandoneon,
  10. bandora

Origin of bandog

First recorded in 1250–1300, bandog is from the Middle English word band-dogge. See band3, dog

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