Chesapeake Bay retriever

noun
Ches·​a·​peake Bay retriever | \ ˈche-sə-ˌpēk-ˈbā- How to pronounce Chesapeake Bay retriever (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Chesapeake Bay retriever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chesapeake%20Bay%20retriever. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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