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Chesapeake Bay retriever

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noun Ches·a·peake Bay retriever \ˈche-sə-ˌpēk-ˈbā-\

Definition of Chesapeake Bay retriever

  1. :  any of a breed of powerful brown sporting dogs developed in Maryland and having a dense oily water-shedding coat



1891

First Known Use of chesapeake bay retriever

1891


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