retriever

[ri-tree-ver]
noun
1.
a person or thing that retrieves.
2.
one of any of several breeds of dogs having a coarse, thick, oily coat, trained to retrieve game.
3.
any dog trained to retrieve game.

Origin:
1480–90; retrieve + -er1

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retriever (rɪˈtriːvə)
 
n
1.  golden retriever Labrador retriever Chesapeake Bay retriever curly-coated retriever See flat-coated retriever one of a breed of large gun dogs that can be trained to retrieve game
2.  any dog used to retrieve shot game
3.  a person or thing that retrieves

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Throughout his life, he liked to walk with a stick in his mouth, true retriever-fashion.
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