English toy spaniel

noun

Definition of English toy spaniel

: any of a breed of small blocky spaniels with well-rounded upper skull projecting forward toward the short turned-up nose

Illustration of English toy spaniel

Illustration of english toy spaniel

English toy spaniel

First Known Use of English toy spaniel

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about English toy spaniel

Time Traveler for English toy spaniel

Time Traveler

The first known use of English toy spaniel was circa 1934

See more words from the same year

Statistics for English toy spaniel

Cite this Entry

“English toy spaniel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20toy%20spaniel. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

Comments on English toy spaniel

What made you want to look up English toy spaniel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!