curly-coated retriever

[ kur-lee-koh-tid ]
/ ˈkɜr liˌkoʊ tɪd /

noun

one of an English breed of large sporting dogs having a dense, tightly curled, black or liver-colored coat, small, low-set ears, and a moderately short tail carried fairly straight, used as a land or water retriever.

Nearby words

  1. curling's ulcer,
  2. curlpaper,
  3. curly,
  4. curly palm,
  5. curly top,
  6. curlycue,
  7. curlyhead,
  8. curmudgeon,
  9. curmudgeonly,
  10. curn

Origin of curly-coated retriever

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for curly-coated retriever

curly-coated retriever

noun

a strongly built variety of retriever with a tightly curled black or liver-coloured coat
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