retriever


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retriever:

see sporting dogsporting dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs bred for pointing, flushing, and retrieving game. These dogs hunt by air scent—as opposed to most hounds, which are ground scenters—and their quarry is primarily game birds.
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retriever

1. one of a breed of large gun dogs that can be trained to retrieve game: see golden retriever, labrador retriever, Chesapeake Bay retriever, curly-coated retriever, flat-coated retriever
2. any dog used to retrieve shot game
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