American Staffordshire terrier

noun
American breed of muscular terriers with a short close-lying stiff coat
Hypernyms: ↑bullterrier, ↑bull terrier

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A&S
: a strong stocky dog of a breed having an ancestry similar to that of the American pit bull terrier

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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. Also called American pit bull terrier, pit bull terrier. Formerly, Staffordshire terrier.
[1965-70]

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