gundog

noun
gun·​dog | \ ˈgən-ˌdȯg How to pronounce gundog (audio) \

Definition of gundog

: a dog trained to work with hunters by locating and retrieving game

Examples of gundog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Handlers fluent in those five behaviors can produce a world-class gundog on their own. Tom Keer, Outdoor Life, "7 Top Hunting Dog Training Tips from World-Class Experts," 11 May 2020 Cost: $3,500 Duckhill Kennels Labradors from Duckhill Kennels A top breeder of British Labrador retrievers, Robert Milner has more than 30 years experience specializing in cooperative, gentle, duck hunting gundogs. Nadine Jolie Courtney, Town & Country, "The Fanciest Dog Breeders Across the Country," 19 Oct. 2016 Cost: $3,500 Duckhill Kennels A top breeder of British Labrador retrievers, Robert Milner has more than 30 years experience specializing in cooperative, gentle, duck hunting gundogs. Nadine Jolie Courtney, Town & Country, "The Fanciest Dog Breeders Across the Country," 19 Oct. 2016

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First Known Use of gundog

1744, in the meaning defined above

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26 May 2020

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“Gundog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gundog. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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