verb (used with object), bird-dogged, bird-dog·ging. Informal.
verb (used without object), bird-dogged, bird-dog·ging.
Origin of bird-dog
Origin of bird dog
Examples from the Web for bird-dog
Historical Examples of bird-dog
Hurley sniffed like a bird-dog that has just raised a covey.The Heart of Canyon Pass
Thomas K. Holmes
He was a bird-dog, and so bright it seemed as if he could almost talk.A Busy Year at the Old Squire's
Charles Asbury Stephens
But somehow they seem to lack the pride and responsiveness that I find in those with bird-dog ancestry.Baldy of Nome
Esther Birdsall Darling
Say, one of Mr. Ferrall's men was here just now—there he is, over there uncrating that there bird-dog!The Fighting Chance
Robert W. Chambers
He seemed to look at nothing, now—like a bird-dog that senses the nearness of the invisible quarry.Children of the Desert