Chesapeake Bay retriever

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

Definition of Chesapeake Bay retriever

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

First Known Use of chesapeake bay retriever

1891


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