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bulldog edition

The first edition of a daily newspaper. This is the bulldog edition, so it was probably published before the game ended late last night.
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bulldog edition

n. the first edition of a newspaper edition to hit the streets. The story appeared in the bulldog edition, but it was all wrong.
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Single-copy sales went through the roof: excluding the bulldog editions, on Jan.
The panelists also discussed such problems as slow payments from some stores, whether key decisions are made at store or corporate levels, the growing number of Sunday bulldog editions distributed on Saturday (the Chronicle does it, the Bee is considering it, but the Boston Globe recently discontinued its bulldog) and the always nagging problem of picking up returns.
Saturday, the new product will not revive the tradition of bulldog editions of old, where scrappy competitors fought head-to-head.
More and more papers are putting out bulldog editions, with mixed success.
The Boston Globe is rolling out a Sunday bulldog edition Oct.
'I think everybody's been experiencing a dip, and that's one reason we're doing the bulldog edition, but it also reflects a change in lifestyle,' Globe spokesman Richard Gulla said.