or wa·ter dog
[ waw-ter-dawg, -dog, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg, ˈwɒt ər- /
any of several large salamanders, as a mudpuppy or hellbender.
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Definition for waterdog (2 of 2)
a dog that swims well or is trained to retrieve waterfowl in hunting.
Informal. a person who feels at home in or on the water.
Origin of water dog
Middle English word dating back to 1300–50
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British Dictionary definitions for waterdog
a dog trained to hunt in water
informal a dog or person who enjoys going in or on the water
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