clumber

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n clumber a thickset spaniel with longish silky hair
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Clumber klŭm"bẽr (Zoöl) A kind of field spaniel, with short legs and stout body, which, unlike other spaniels, hunts silently.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n clumber A kind of spaniel valued as a retriever.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Clumber klumb′ėr a kind of spaniel.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Named from the estate of the Duke of Newcastle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Clumber, in Notts, a seat of the Duke of Newcastle.

Usage

In literature:

Lord Clumber tells us that he has frequently entertained eighty guests for dinner.
"The Tempting of Tavernake" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
After supplying the lake at Welbeck the stream flows to that at Clumber.
"The Portland Peerage Romance" by Charles J. Archard
I go to Clumber this summer; besides I am doing another play which I rather like.
"Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Frank Harris
CLUMBER PARK, DUKE OF NEWCASTLE.
"The Florentine Painters of the Renaissance" by Bernhard Berenson
I have a beautiful litter of Clumber spaniels.
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
After a day at Clumber, he was speedily on his way to London.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
The most impressive approach to Clumber is by way of Normanton Inn, a red-brick hostelry draped luxuriantly with virginia creeper.
"The Dukeries" by R. Murray Gilchrist
On meeting the gamekeeper, according to appointment, he found him surrounded by a team of Clumber spaniels.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The Clumber, Sussex, Norfolk and Cocker breeds are the best established.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
Clumber House, the seat of the dukes of Newcastle, is beautifully placed above a lake in a fine park.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
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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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