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- n. a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns
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A comparison of the Madrid portrait with the so-called Giorgio Cornaro of Castle Howard ” a famous portrait by Titian of a gentleman holding a hawk, and having a sporting dog as his companion, which was seen at the recent Venetian exhibition of the New Gallery ” results in something like certainty that in both is the same personage portrayed.