German wirehaired pointer

noun

Definition of German wirehaired pointer

: any of a breed of gundogs of German origin that have a liver or liver and white flat-lying wiry coat

First Known Use of German wirehaired pointer

circa 1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of German wirehaired pointer was circa 1964

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“German wirehaired pointer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/German%20wirehaired%20pointer. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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