pit bull
noun Date: 1930 1. a dog (as an American Staffordshire terrier) of any of several breeds or a real or apparent hybrid with one or more of these breeds that was developed and is now often trained for fighting and is noted for strength and stamina 2. an aggressive and tenacious person <
a political pit bull
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