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Definition of Mastiff
MastiffMastiff Mas"tiff, n.; pl. Mastiffs. [Mastives is irregular
and unusual.] [Prob. fr. Prov. E. masty, adj., large, n., a
great dog, prob. fr. mast fruit, and hence, lit., fattened
with mast. There is perh. confusion with OF. mestif mongrel;
cf. also F. m[^a]tin mastiff, OF. mastin.] (Zo["o]l.)
A breed of large dogs noted for strength and courage. There
are various strains, differing in form and color, and
characteristic of different countries.
Mastiff bat (Zo["o]l.), any bat of the genus Molossus; so
called because the face somewhat resembles that of a
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