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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a person who enjoys being in or on the water;
[syn: water dog, water rat]

2. a dog accustomed to water and usually trained to retrieve waterfowl;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Water dog \Wa"ter dog`\ 1. (Zool.) A dog accustomed to the water, or trained to retrieve waterfowl. Retrievers, waters spaniels, and Newfoundland dogs are so trained. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) The menobranchus. [1913 Webster] 3. A small floating cloud, supposed to indicate rain. [1913 Webster] 4. A sailor, esp. an old sailor; an old salt. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hellbender \Hell"bend`er\, n. (Zool.) A large North American aquatic salamander (Protonopsis horrida or Menopoma Alleghaniensis). It is very voracious and very tenacious of life. Also called alligator, and water dog. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

water dog n 1: a person who enjoys being in or on the water [syn: water dog, water rat] 2: a dog accustomed to water and usually trained to retrieve waterfowl