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Meaning of BULLDOZE

Pronunciation:  'bûl`dowz

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  flatten with or as if with a bulldozer

BULLDOZE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: dismantle, force, level, pull down, rase, raze, squeeze, take down, tear down, wedge



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bull"doze`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bulldozed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Bulldozing}.]
To intimidate; to restrain or coerce by intimidation or
violence; -- used originally of the intimidation of negro
voters, in Louisiana. [Slang, U.S.]

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