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.
Generic synonyms: Gun Dog, Sporting Dog
Specialized synonyms: German Short-haired Pointer, Hungarian Pointer, Vizsla
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spanish Pointer
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). ..."