Definition of Mastiffs:
- "Stories of Many Lands", Grace Greenwood.
To one side an outrider was endeavoring to restrain the King's two mastiffs, which, encased in their coats of mail, were waiting to take the boar by the ears, howling and jumping about in such a manner that every instant one might think they would burst their chains.- "Marguerite de Valois", Alexandre Dumas.
- "Hunting the Lions", R.M. Ballantyne.