Definition of Gun dog

1. Noun. A dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns.




Definition of Gun dog

1. Noun. A breed of dog used by hunters to find, flush out and retrieve birds and other game. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gun Dog

gun
gun-brig
gun-brigs
gun-shy
gun-sight
gun barrel
gun carriage
gun carriages
gun case
gun chamber
gun club
gun clubs
gun control
gun cotton
gun deck
gun dog (current term)
gun dogs
gun down
gun emplacement
gun enclosure
gun for
gun for hire
gun fu
gun it
gun lobbies
gun lobby
gun moll
gun muzzle
gun powder
gun powders

Literary usage of Gun dog

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1. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ... (1800)
"... with gun, dog, or net, or other engine lor the definition ot game, or taking or killing thereof, ..."

2. Ceylon and the Cingalese: Their History, Government, and Religion ... and by Henry Charles Sirr (1850)
"... pamphlet—Gun, dog, and road-ordinance considered— Bishop of Colombo's letter to Lord Grey—Alleged misinterpretation of laws—Present state of Priesthood— ..."

3. Ceylon and the Cingalese: Their History, Government, and Religion ... and by Henry Charles Sirr (1850)
"... Pleads guilty — Sentenced to transportation—Translation of his statement—Charges made against the Colonial government—Colonel Forbes' pamphlet—Gun, dog, ..."

4. Shooting in China by Thomas R. Jernigan (1908)
"HOUSEBOAT-GUN-DOG. In the view that comfortable steamers are running on the principal waterways of China and travel by rail is annually more convenient, ..."

5. Shooting in China by Thomas R. Jernigan (1908)
"HOUSEBOAT-GUN-DOG. In the view that comfortable steamers are running on the principal waterways of China and travel by rail is annually more convenient, ..."

6. Tourists' Guide to the Health and Pleasure Resorts of the Golden Northwest (1879)
"... That when any gun, dog, fishing tackle, sporting implements, or other articles or material, shall be seized by any officer as forfeited, ..."

7. The Sportsman's Dictionary; Or, The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Hunting (1785)
"Killing or taking with gun, dog, ... gun, dog, or engine, with fuch intent, contrary to 9 Anne, c. 25. and 13 Geo. III. (. 80. ..."

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