English springer spaniel


: any of a breed of springer spaniels having a muscular build and a moderately long silky coat usually of black-and-white or liver and white hair

called also English springer

Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of English springer spaniel was in 1929

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“English springer spaniel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20springer%20spaniel. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

English springer spaniel

: any of a breed of springer spaniels with a flat silky coat of white with large patches of usually black or brown
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