Definition of Spanish pointer

1. Noun. A strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and points to game.

Exact synonyms: Pointer
Generic synonyms: Gun Dog, Sporting Dog
Specialized synonyms: German Short-haired Pointer, Hungarian Pointer, Vizsla

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spanish Pointer

Spanish lime
Spanish lime tree
Spanish mackerel
Spanish monetary unit
Spanish moss
Spanish oak
Spanish omelet
Spanish omelets
Spanish omelette
Spanish omelettes
Spanish onion
Spanish oyster plant
Spanish paprika
Spanish people
Spanish peseta
Spanish pointer (current term)
Spanish practices
Spanish psyllium
Spanish rice
Spanish tamarind
Spanish tea
Spanish walk
Sparaxis tricolor

Literary usage of Spanish pointer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chambers's Information for the People by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1842)
"d was produced between the large water-spaniel Md the Spanish pointer : they ... _ The English Pointer was obtained by a cross of the Spanish pointer and ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"... Barbets the cranial capacity is not by any means so great. the Blood-Hound, the Spanish pointer, the English Setter, the Newfoundland Dog, ..."

3. The Twentieth Century Dog by Herbert Compton (1904)
"... who looms large in the canine literature of a hundred years ago, and he was as great, perhaps even greater, in pointers 'than in Spanish pointer (1803). ..."

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