Gordon setter


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Gordon setter

n.
A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in Scotland for bird hunting, having a silky black-and-tan coat.

[After Alexander, Fourth Duke of Gordon (1745?-1827), Scottish hunter.]

Gordon setter

n
(Breeds) 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]

Gor′don set′ter


n.
one of a Scottish breed of large setters having a black-and-tan coat.
[1860–65; after Alexander, 4th Duke of Gordon (1743–1827), Scottish sportsman]
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Noun1.Gordon setter - a Scottish breed with a black-and-tan coatGordon setter - a Scottish breed with a black-and-tan coat
setter - a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point
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"I'm getting a lovely Gordon setter for a Christmas present for Gilbert.
He was a major in the 6th Bengal Cavalry during the Third Anglo-Ashanti War when he performed his act of heroism, accompanied by his trusty Gordon setter dog Bell.
Diane Parry of the Gordon Setter Club of Scotland, said: "The issue is people are going for designer dogs like labradoodles and jackadoodles these days."
Which dog breed is the heaviest - the English setter, Gordon Setter or Irish Setter?
BLUE (our 6-month-old Gordon setter pup), SUTTER (a 10-month-old golden retriever) and their buddy were photographed at Lake Washington, Seattle.
Other breed-club sponsors include the Treeing Walker Breeders and Fanciers Association, the American Shih Tzu Club, the Tibetan Terrier Club of America's Health and Welfare Foundation, the American Bloodhound Club, the Chow Chow Club, the Collie Health Foundation, the English Setter Association of America, the Gordon Setter Club of America, the National Shiba Club of America, the Staffordshire Terrier Club of America and Versatility in Poodles.
Some breeds like Golden retriever, Dachshund, Beagle, Pointer and Gordon setter are prone to Pyoderma (Paterson, 2008).
Spencer kennel owner Susan Watson shares that the New England Irish Setter Club and the Tarton Gordon Setter Club will be holding morning and afternoon hunt tests this weekend at Markover Field in Connecticut.
I already have a shower curtain with a gordon setter on it and his eyes seem to follow me around the room.
Chris Donnelly, who lives in Llangrannog, Ceredigion, and owns a Gordon Setter, said most dog owners always cleared up their pets' mess but a minority paid no heed to threats of fines.
So Geordie, a nine-year-old Gordon setter with worldweary wisdom in his eyes, takes over and, sensing a third set, arches his back and juts his nose forwards into a classic pointer pose.
Fraser, the Gordon Setter who rules the house, needs a couple of miles walk each day and this is a perfect chance to prepare for the busy day and to share plans with my wife, Liz.