Have you ever seen a retriever dashing in play after a greyhound?
Aye, but Bigot set her on him, like a retriever, to bring back the game!
He was accompanied by the old dog, who was to act as retriever.
A gamekeeper had a Newfoundland dog which he used as a retriever.
He went about somewhat like a retriever snuffing the air for game.
I dived after it like a retriever ...