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bandog


bandog


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bandog  \Ban"dog`\,  n.  [Band  +  dog,  i.e.,  bound  dog.] 
  A  mastiff  or  other  large  and  fierce  dog,  usually  kept  chained 
  or  tied  up 
 
  The  keeper  entered  leading  his  bandog,  a  large 
  bloodhound,  tied  in  a  leam,  or  band,  from  which  he 
  takes  his  name  --Sir  W. 
  Scott.