gun dog

noun
a dog trained to help a hunter, as by pointing or retrieving game.
Also, gundog.


Origin:
1735–45

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gun dog
 
n
1.  a dog trained to work with a hunter or gamekeeper, esp in retrieving, pointing at, or flushing game
2.  a dog belonging to any breed adapted to these activities

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The clumber is an efficient gundog, although not as fast as some.
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