A hunting dog of a special breed originally derived from a cross between the spaniel and the pointer. Modern setters are usually trained to indicate the position of game birds by standing in a fixed position, but originally they indicated it by sitting or crouching.
One who hunts victims for sharpers.
a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point
a breed of gun dog
A type of dog that has long hair and that freezes when it spots game, only moving when commanded to flush out the game.
Any of a breed of longhaired bird dog; they are trained to find the game and point out its position by standing rigid (formerly by crouching).
The Setter is a type of gundog used most often for hunting game such as quail, pheasant, and grouse. A setter silently searches for game by scent. When prey is encountered the dog's behavior defies nature, and the dog freezes rather than chases after the game.