English setter


noun

one of a breed of medium-sized, long-haired bird dogs having a flat, usually black-and-white or tan-and-white coat.

Origin of English setter

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for english setter

English setter

noun

a breed of setter having a white coat speckled with liver, brown, or yellowish markings
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