German shorthaired pointer


noun

one of a German breed of large sporting dogs having a short hard coat, usually liver or liver and white in color, and a docked tail, used as a versatile hunting dog.

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Origin of German shorthaired pointer

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for German shorthaired pointer

German short-haired pointer

noun

a medium-sized short-haired variety of pointer having a liver-coloured or black coat, sometimes with white markings
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