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red setter

noun
1.
a popular name for Irish setter
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  • And all the boys wished they had such a dog as was the red setter.

    Rick and Ruddy Howard R. Garis
  • The Judge's red setter had not accompanied us, because she was expecting a family.

    The Virginian Owen Wister
  • And never after that did the red setter bother the great white birds on the lake.

    Rick and Ruddy Howard R. Garis
  • Sucking at a crack of light the red setter's kindled nose glowed and snorted with dragonlike ferocity.

    Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • First came the red setter that is always first with Doctor John, and then he came himself, leading Billy by the hand.

    The Melting of Molly Maria Thompson Daviess
  • One day Flash brought an intimate friend, a red setter, and introduced him to his master.

  • A red setter brought the largest price that I ever knew paid for a dog.

    Dog Breaking William Nelson Hutchinson
  • First came the red setter that is always first with Dr. John, and then he came himself, leading Billy by the hand.

    The Melting of Molly Maria Thompson Daviess
  • Quail the red setter, proud and happy, is marching past on the gravel outside, her two sons beside her.

    Portia Duchess
  • If there had been another young man to favour—but there was not; and she favoured Uncle Bob's red setter.

    Saint's Progress John Galsworthy

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