Irish setter
noun Date: 1866 any of a breed of bird dogs resembling English setters but with a glossy mahogany-red coat

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  • Irish setter — n. any of a breed of setter with a silky, reddish brown coat …   English World dictionary

  • Irish setter — noun count a large dog with long, dark red hair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Irish Setter — Infobox Dogbreed akcgroup = Sporting akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/irish setter/index.cfm altname =Red Setter (Modder rhu Gaelic for red setter) Irish Red Setter Original Uses:ankcgroup = Group 3 (Gundogs) ankcstd =… …   Wikipedia

  • Irish Setter — Mit dem Namen Irish Setter wird im Allgemeinen die Hunderasse Irish Red Setter verbunden, seltener die verwandte, ältere Hunderasse Irish Red and White Setter. Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Irish setter — one of an Irish breed of setters having a golden chestnut or mahogany red coat. [1880 85] * * * ▪ breed of dog  breed of sporting dog renowned for its elegant build and its bright, mahogany coloured coat; it was developed in early 18th century… …   Universalium

  • Irish Setter — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Irish Setter : singular Irish Setter plural Irish Setters a large dog with long, dark red hair …   English dictionary

  • Irish Setter — Setter irlandais Setter irlandais …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Irish setter — noun an Irish breed with a chestnut brown or mahogany red coat • Syn: ↑red setter • Hypernyms: ↑setter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Irish setter — noun a dog of a breed of setter with a long, silky dark red coat and a long feathered tail …   English new terms dictionary

  • Irish setter — /aɪrɪʃ ˈsɛtə/ (say uyrish setuh) noun a rich chestnut coloured variety of setter …   Australian English dictionary

  • Irish setter — I′rish set′ter n. dch one of an Irish breed of large setters having a moderately long, silky mahogany red coat • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

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