A bulldog clip in American English is a paper clip.
What's the translation from English English?
---In amelyachtowners@..., <ppsforbes@...> wrote :
We took two 4ft lengths of 20mm rigging wire with turn buckle eye at each end and 20 bulldog clips. We had aft lower failure (or broken strands to be exact) and used this scheme to jury rig repair until we got to Fiji.
Amel 54 #035
St Lucia - Marigot Bay