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 Bull-dog (A).Bull-necked. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bull-dogs,
 
in University slang, are the two myrmidons of the proctor, who attend his heels like dogs, and are ready to spring on any offending undergraduate like bull-dogs. (See MYRMIDONS.)   1
 


 Bull-dog (A).Bull-necked. 

 
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