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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of a breed of medium-sized hunting dog with hanging ears and a dense, golden coat feathered on the legs, neck, and tail
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A retriever of a breed originating in Scotland, having a dense coat of golden hair with feathering at the neck, legs, and tail.