Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a person or thing that retrieves
- a dog trained to retrieve birds and some other small game, esp., any of several breeds of dog developed for this purpose
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The 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.
One that retrieves, especially any one of several breeds of dog that were developed and trained to retrieve game.