pit bull terrier


noun

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Also called pit bull.

Origin of pit bull terrier

First recorded in 1940–45

Words nearby pit bull terrier

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British Dictionary definitions for pit bull

pit bull terrier

noun

a dog resembling the Staffordshire bull terrier but somewhat larger: developed for dog-fighting; it is not recognized by kennel clubs and is regarded as dangerous. It is not allowed in some countries, including the UKAlso called: American pit bull terrier
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