clumber spaniel

noun, often capitalized C
clum·​ber spaniel | \ ˈkləm-bər- How to pronounce clumber spaniel (audio) \

Definition of clumber spaniel

: any of a breed of large massive heavyset spaniels with a dense silky largely white coat

First Known Use of clumber spaniel

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clumber spaniel

Clumber, estate in Nottinghamshire, England

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The first known use of clumber spaniel was in 1883

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“Clumber spaniel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clumber%20spaniel. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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