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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An old breed of powerful deep-chested smooth-coated dog used chiefly as a watchdog and guard dog.

Usage examples (30)
  • At the call the mastiff came up and looked inquiringly at his master.
  • The mastiff is a large, grave, sullen-looking dog, with a wide chest, noble head, long switch tail, bright eyes, and a loud, deep voice.
  • There was no hope for the mastiff from the first.
  • It is not pleasant to be mauled by a huge mastiff. for more
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