from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who retrieves or recovers.
  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who retrieves.
  • noun (Zoöl.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

retrieve +‎ -er



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