clumber spaniel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n clumber spaniel a thickset spaniel with longish silky hair
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Clumber Spaniel handsome lemon-and-white, short in leg, long in body, with a coat like a setter, and massive head with large, drooping ears
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. espagneul (Fr. épagneul)—Sp. Español, Spanish.

Usage

In literature:

I have a beautiful litter of Clumber spaniels.
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
On meeting the gamekeeper, according to appointment, he found him surrounded by a team of Clumber spaniels.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Did you happen to see a clumber spaniel heading in that direction?
"The Hunchback of Westminster" by William Le Queux
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In news:

Gun Dog Group: Clumber Spaniel.
There are several theories regarding the origin of the Clumber Spaniel.
It is the taproot of all the sporting land spaniels (except the Clumber Spaniel).
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