Gordon setter

Gordon setter

noun
one of a Scottish breed of medium-sized setters having a black-and-tan coat.

Origin:
1860–65; after Alexander, 4th Duke of Gordon (1743–1827), Scottish sportsman partly responsible for developing the breed

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Gordon setter
 
n
a breed of large setter originating in Scotland, with a black-and-tan coat
 
[C19: named after Alexander Gordon (1743--1827), Scottish nobleman who promoted this breed]

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gordon setter

breed of sporting dog dating from 17th-century Scotland, named for the duke of Gordon, whose kennels brought the breed to prominence. Like the other setters, its function is to search for game and indicate its presence to the hunter. The Gordon setter stands 23 to 27 inches (58 to 69 cm) and weighs 45 to 80 pounds (20 to 36 kg). Its soft, wavy coat is black with tan on the head, throat, chest, and legs. Noted for its appearance, loyalty, and lively temperament, the Gordon setter is generally methodical in the field

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