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non-sporting dog

[non-spawr-ting, -spohr-] /nɒnˈspɔr tɪŋ, -ˈspoʊr-/
noun
1.
one of any of several breeds of variously sized dogs that may have been developed to hunt or work but now are usually bred for show or as a pet, including the Bichon Frise, bulldog, dalmatian, chow chow, keeshond, and poodle.
Also, nonsporting dog.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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