gun dog

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gun dog a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns
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Usage

In literature:

I won't touch the consarned dog if you'll give me the gun; I won't, honest!
"Two Wyoming Girls and Their Homestead Claim" by Carrie L. Marshall
A man came merrily whistling out of the woods, his gun over his shoulder, his dog at his heels.
"Dorothy on a House Boat" by Evelyn Raymond
There are the men, with their guns and the dogs eager for the fun.
"Christopher Crayon's Recollections The Life and Times of the late James Ewing Ritchie as told by himself" by J. Ewing Ritchie
The dogs, lying outside, seeing the gun, sprang up, squirming and whining with delight.
"A Secret of the Lebombo" by Bertram Mitford
See him skulk behind the guns of the Amabuna while my dog, Nongalaza, leads his army for him.
"The Induna's Wife" by Bertram Mitford
Call the dogs and take your gun.
"The Comedies of Carlo Goldoni" by Carlo Goldoni
It was I who tied your dog to the saluting gun, and tried to throw the blame on you.
"Dick Hamilton's Cadet Days" by Howard R. Garis
When I was a boy I used to hunt foxes with dog and gun.
"Fox Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
The Indian and the men followed me down hill and I approached the place where I heard the dogs, gun in hand.
"Canadian Wilds" by Martin Hunter
My pups are accustomed to the crack of a 22 rifle, as I shoot near them while young, so never have any gun-shy dogs.
"Hunting Dogs" by Oliver Hartley
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In poetry:

But woe for Bruin’s short lived fun,
When rose the squealing cry;
Now man and horse, with dog and gun,
For vengeance, at him fly.
"The Bear Hunt" by Abraham Lincoln
With horse, with gun, and three dogs nigh,
A sporting gentleman pass'd by--
"I'm glad," while o'er the horse he hover'd,
"To see you, Sir, so well recover'd.
What method is the Doctor taking,
That the complaint is you forsaking?"
"The Profits Of The Field" by William Hutton
The guns. Ah, darling, it was late for me,
midnight, at seven. How in famished youth
could I forsee Henry's sweet seed
unspent across so flying barren ground,
where would my loves dislimn whose dogs abound?
I fell out of the tree.
"Dream Song 57: In a state of chortle sin--once he reflected" by John Berryman
Hist! hist! I heard some prowler snarling in the wood;
I seized my knife and trusty gun, and face to face we stood!
The Grizzly Bear came rushing on,-- and, as he rush'd, he fell!
Hie at him, dogs! my rifle has done its duty well,--
"Adventure" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

Gun Dog Group: Irish Setter .
The Irish Setter is a working gun dog that was developed in Ireland.
Gun Dog Group: Irish Water Spaniel .
Gun Dog Group: Labrador Retriever .
Gun Dog Group: Epagneul Picard .
Gun Dog Group: Epagneul de Pont -Audemer.
A dog on the loose in Lakewood was shocked with a Taser gun by a police officer, and the incident was caught on tape.
Gun Dog Group: German Shorthaired Pointer.
Gun Dog Group: Welsh Springer Spaniel .
Gun Dog Group: Portuguese Water Dog .
Gun Dog Group: Spanish Water Dog .
Gun Dog Group: German Wirehaired Pointer.
"Some dogs turn up gun-shy and other dogs don't," he said.
They have school buses out there too but these are the cool kind, with dogs, dead pheasants and uncased guns allowed on board.
All About Gun Dog Breeds.
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