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

  • intransitive v. To follow a subject of interest, such as a person or trend, with persistent attention.
  • transitive v. To observe or follow closely; monitor: Police bird-dogged the suspect's movements.
  • transitive v. To seek out (talent or clients, for example): bird-dogs recruits for the team.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of bird dog.
  • v. Alternative spelling of bird dog.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dog used by sportsmen in the field in hunting game-birds.

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