springer spaniel


Definition of springer spaniel

: a medium-sized sporting dog of either of two breeds that is often used for finding and flushing small game:

Examples of springer spaniel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Any resemblance to the DeWines' springer spaniel Dolly is coincidental. Emily Deletter, The Enquirer, 25 Oct. 2021 Their dog Thomas, a springer spaniel, was aggressive and had previously been abused. Natalija Mileusnic, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Oct. 2021 At Tok, the little girl who won the 2-dog event had a big hound dog and a springer spaniel. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 27 Mar. 2021 Milo, a springer spaniel, had been missing for 43 days, according to the Kent County Animal Shelter. Madeline Holcombe, CNN, 23 Feb. 2021 Floki, the springer spaniel bring trained to sniff out the coronavirus in Australia. National Geographic, 15 Oct. 2020 British researchers say heat stroke risk runs high for a bulldog, greyhound, pug, golden retriever, springer spaniel, or a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, according to NBC News. National Geographic, 25 June 2020 Criscitiello—owners of a springer spaniel named Lewis and a pit bull mix named Doughy, respectively—approached the managers with an idea: What if there was a way to buy the daycare and hand the keys to the staff? Vanessa A. Bee, The New Republic, 3 June 2020 The couple’s springer spaniel, Tucker, and chocolate lab, Maverick, filled the roles of ring bearer and flower girl, respectively. Tom Fox, Dallas News, 1 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of springer spaniel

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Springer spaniel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/springer%20spaniel. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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