field spaniel


: any of a breed of medium-sized hunting and retrieving spaniels developed in England that have a flat dense usually black, liver, red, or roan coat

Examples of field spaniel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the field spaniel, a medium-sized dog, shot up 24 spots to reach #136. Zoe Sottile, CNN, 20 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of field spaniel was in 1859

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“Field spaniel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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