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rottweiler

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɒtˌwaɪ.lər/ /-ˌvaɪ-/ us    /ˈrɑːtˌwaɪ.lɚ/
a large, frightening, and sometimes dangerous type of dog: figurative Jenkins is one of the new breed of political rottweilers in his party.Canines (dogs)
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