Definitions

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

  • n. One that retrieves, especially any one of several breeds of dog that were developed and trained to retrieve game.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of gun dog that retrieves game for a hunter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who retrieves.
  • n. A dor, or a breed of dogs, chiefly employed to retrieve, or to find and recover game birds that have been killed or wounded.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who retrieves or recovers.
  • n. Specifically, a dog trained to seek and bring to hand game which a sportsman has shot, or a dog that takes readily to this kind of work.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game

Etymologies

retrieve +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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