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Related to Boston terrier: French bulldog
A dog of a small breed that originated in New England as a cross between a terrier and a bulldog, having a short muzzle and a smooth, brindled or black coat with white markings. Also called Boston bull.
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Boston bull terrier
(Breeds) a short stocky smooth-haired breed of terrier with a short nose, originally developed by crossing the French and English bulldogs with the English bull terrier
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any of an American breed of small, shorthaired dogs with a short, square muzzle, erect ears, and a brindled or black coat with white markings.
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|Noun||1.||Boston terrier - small pug-faced American terrier breed having a smooth brindle or black coat with white markings|
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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