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A fetching thing for a sporting dog to do (8)


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'do' is the definition.
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(Other definitions for retrieve that I've seen before include "Win back" , "Find and bring back" , "Search for and discover" , "Regain or fetch" , "Recover" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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