bird dog(redirected from bird-dogs)
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1. A dog used to hunt game birds; a gun dog.
2. Informal One that bird-dogs.
3. A scout, especially in baseball.
(Hunting) hunting a dog used or trained to retrieve game birds after they are shot
vb, -dogs, -dogging or -dogged
informal to control closely with unceasing vigilance
a dog trained to hunt or retrieve birds.
v. -dogged, -dog•ging. v.t.
1. to follow closely.v.i.
2. Slang. to steal another person's date.