Definition of English setter
1. Noun. An English breed having a plumed tail and a soft silky coat that is chiefly white.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of English Setter
Literary usage of English setter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"3. POINTER, "Champion Boy." 4-RUSSIAN WOLFHOUND, "Marksman." S.English setter, "Knight Errant." 6. GREYHOUND, "Leeds Music." 7. ..."
2. The American Sportsman by Elisha Jarrett Lewis (1906)
"The coal should be somewhat coarser than that of the English setter, ... The points of difference between this dog and the English setter are,— " The skatt ..."
3. The Sporting Dog by Joseph Alexander Graham (1904)
"CHAPTER IV English setter QUESTIONS DISCUSSION of the English setter in America would be a history of several volumes if all the records and comments about ..."
4. Outing (1892)
"Marie Bur, a liver-and-white English setter belonging to Mr. WF Bur- dell, was declared the winner of this stake, and proved to be as good a field dog as ..."
5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"... the Spanish Pointer, the English setter, the Newfoundland Dog, the Rough Water-Dog, the Large Water-Spaniel, the Small Water-Spaniel, the Springer or ..."
6. The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide: The Game Animals, Birds and by Charles Hallock (1878)
"The skull is usually a little heavier than that of the English setter, ... The nose, also, is like the English setter; but it is usually a trifle wider. 9. ..."