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.
95 Gordon setter Its thick coat was designed to protect it from the harsh Scottish weather.
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.
The Best Gundog category was won by four-year-old Gordon setter James, owned by Josie Baddeley, from Walsall.
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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.
Tyler the Gordon Setter suffered horrific injuries including a smashed pelvis and a shattered leg and toes when he was hit by an 80mph express three years ago.
In March the Examiner reported how three bull terriers attacked a 14-year- old Gordon setter in Slaithwaite.
Your chance to see DJ David "Diddy" Hamilton being given the run around by a pooch - a slobbering Gordon setter called Max.
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.