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noun as in hound

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On Wednesday, he clutched legal documents as he strode up to a television screen that showed his son at a child victim resource center, sitting at a table with a golden retriever by his side.

Golden retrievers bounded across one of the many grand lawns, lap dog-types circled their owners with urgency, long-haired varieties panted, tongues out, in the shade.

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The retriever will in turn hand off samples to a cargo spacecraft in orbit over Mars.

Blaze the Labrador retriever has been training in Pennsylvania to detect the presence of coronavirus on humans.

Google’s indexing power is what catapulted them to be the primary retriever of all web knowledge.

Twice in the past two weeks, this has entailed meeting a plane on the runway to retriever sick passengers who may be infected.

The 15-part show was due to begin on March 3, with Peaches paring up with her Golden Retriever, Parper.

Is your golden retriever on par with others, or could he stand to run a bit more?

When his 14-year-old golden retriever dies, Peter Els calls 911.

He resided in Santa Barbara, Calif., with his golden retriever dogs and surfed in his spare time.

That "Frenchmen," alias red-legged partridges, shall be shot on sight, and given to the retriever to eat.

He had much more serious matter on hand to take notice of it, beyond giving himself a shake like a retriever fresh from a dip.

The dog, although a large and powerful retriever, whimpered, trembled and crawled 90 up close.

That's the dog I was going to run in the retriever trials, too.

A spaniel or retriever will generally rout out the fugitive.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retriever, such as: beagle, afghan, airedale, basset, canine, and dachshund.

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