clumber spaniel

noun

clum·​ber spaniel ˈkləm-bər- How to pronounce clumber spaniel (audio)
often capitalized C
: any of a breed of large massive heavyset spaniels with a dense silky largely white coat

Word History

Etymology

Clumber, estate in Nottinghamshire, England

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clumber spaniel was in 1883

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Cite this Entry

“Clumber spaniel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clumber%20spaniel. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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