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Irish setter

one of an Irish breed of setters having a golden-chestnut or mahogany-red coat.
Origin of Irish setter
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Taken as a whole, the Irish setter is built more after the type of a racer.

    Sporting Dogs

    Frank Townend Barton
British Dictionary definitions for Irish setter

Irish setter

a breed of setter developed in Ireland, having a flat soft brownish-red coat Also called red setter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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