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A fighting dog bred for its strength and ferocity by crossing aggressive breeds.
- ‘Small ‘pitbull’ type dogs are used for illegal matching and dog fighting, and not large, man-stopping bandogs.’
- ‘Caliban emerges as superior to these worldlings, but Prospero sends his bandogs after him notwithstanding.’
Middle English (originally denoting a dog kept on a chain or ‘band’): from band + dog.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.