gun dog

or gun·dog

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Origin of gun dog

First recorded in 1735–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for gun dog

hound, courser, chaser, foxhound

British Dictionary definitions for gun dog

gun dog

  1. a dog trained to work with a hunter or gamekeeper, esp in retrieving, pointing at, or flushing game
  2. a dog belonging to any breed adapted to these activities
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