bird-dog

[ burd-dawg, -dog ]SEE DEFINITION OF bird-dog

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Hurley sniffed like a bird-dog that has just raised a covey.

He was a bird-dog, and so bright it seemed as if he could almost talk.

But somehow they seem to lack the pride and responsiveness that I find in those with bird-dog ancestry.

Say, one of Mr. Ferrall's men was here just now—there he is, over there uncrating that there bird-dog!

He seemed to look at nothing, now—like a bird-dog that senses the nearness of the invisible quarry.

He was seldom at rest, scampering here and there, not unlike a bird-dog on a fresh scent.

His bird-dog lay on the mat outside the door and sprang forward with a joyous whine to meet him.

As he stepped into the familiar entrance-hall, Bryce paused, raised his head and sniffed suspiciously, like a bird-dog.

She felt herself being charmed by it, and wondered if a quail might feel so while crouching before the point of a bird-dog.

It's fine with any of 'em that's got bird-dog blood, an' you know Spot's part pointer.

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