Irish setter

noun

Definition of Irish setter

: any of a breed of bird dogs resembling English setters but with a glossy mahogany-red coat

First Known Use of Irish setter

1812, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Irish setter was in 1812

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“Irish setter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Irish%20setter. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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