Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dog used to hunt game birds; a gun dog.
  • n. Informal One that bird-dogs.
  • n. A scout, especially in baseball.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dog used in shooting to retrieve the dead birds, especially an English pointer.
  • n. A tout
  • v. To watch closely.
  • v. To seek out.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a gun dog trained to locate or retrieve birds

Etymologies

bird + dog (Wiktionary)

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