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.

2. Zool.

The menobranchus.

3.

A small floating cloud, supposed to indicate rain.

4.

A sailor, esp. an old sailor; an old salt.

[Colloq.]

 

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