English setter


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English setter

n.
A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in England for hunting birds, having a long, silky white coat with black or brownish markings.

English setter

n
(Breeds) a breed of setter having a white coat speckled with liver, brown, or yellowish markings

Eng′lish set′ter


n.
one of a breed of large setters having a long, flat coat, usu. white flecked with a darker color.
[1855–1860]
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Noun1.English setter - an English breed having a plumed tail and a soft silky coat that is chiefly whiteEnglish setter - an English breed having a plumed tail and a soft silky coat that is chiefly white
setter - a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point
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