English toy spaniel

noun

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

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of English toy spaniel was circa 1934

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“English toy spaniel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20toy%20spaniel. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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