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Dead game

Posted by Rae Marshall on July 20, 2009 at 22:01

In reading about the Glen Imaal terriers of Ireland, I repeatedly came across the description of 'dead game' in telling about their hunting skills. My grandfather used to use this same phrase to describe his springer spaniel hunting dogs. My sister says she always assumed it meant the dogs would hunt the game until one of the other was dead. Any hints?