Definition of Sporting dog

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


Lexicographical Neighbors of Sporting Dog

sportfishing
sportfishings
sportful
sportfull
sportfully
sportfulness
sportfulnesses
sportier
sportiest
sportif
sportily
sportiness
sportinesses
sporting
sporting chance
sporting dog (current term)
sporting goods
sporting house
sporting houses
sporting lady
sporting life
sporting man
sportingly
sportive
sportively
sportiveness
sportivenesses
sportless
sportlike
sportling

Literary usage of Sporting dog

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1885)
"... be very hard for even an expert to find the defects in a dog scoring as high as 97. mens, and by so doing improve the breeds. A Dim-sporting dog ..."

2. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1821)
"... yet been distinctly decided, that a person who kept a sporting dog, though he did not actually use it for that purpose, was exempt from the penalty. ..."

3. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches: A Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1901)
"... hardly considered as a sporting dog at all, and certainly seldom so used, in Germany he may be said to be only looked upon from that standpoint. ..."

4. The Sportsman and His Dog: Or, Hints on Sporting by Elzéar Blaze, Herbert Byng Hall (1850)
"The sporting dog judges his master as a soldier judges his general. ... The sporting dog loves the chase above all ; he loves it as much as the most ardent ..."

5. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1882)
"Nevertheless, the poodle was originally, to all intents and purposes, and exclusively, a sporting dog, and to this day in the fenny districts of the ..."

6. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1901)
"Though this class of sporting dog, has, to a great extent, fallen into disuse, there are others equally clever, useful, and intelligent, which have come to ..."

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