Sussex spaniel


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Sussex spaniel

n.
A strong stocky dog of a breed developed in Sussex, a county of southeast England, having long ears, short legs, and a silky golden-brown coat.

Sussex spaniel

n
(Breeds) a short-legged breed of spaniel with a golden-liver coloured coat
[so named because it was bred in Sussex, in the late 18th century]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sussex spaniel - an English breed with short legs and a golden liver-colored coatSussex spaniel - an English breed with short legs and a golden liver-colored coat
spaniel - any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
According to Westminster Kennel Club records, the oldest dog to ever win a "Best in Show" title was a Sussex spaniel, placed at little over 10 years old, in 2009.
Guided by expert handler Bill McFadden, Flynn beat out Ty the giant schnauzer, Biggie the pug, Bean the Sussex spaniel, Lucy the borzoi, Slick the border collie and Winston the Norfolk terrier.
Among sporting dogs, only the Sussex spaniel and the American water spaniel had fewer numbers registered with the AKC in 2015, the last year for which these statistics are available.
MOST SUITED TO: English Bulldog Yorkshire Terrier Sussex Spaniel Old English Sheepdog King Charles Spaniel with Primark's fan-tastic bargain merchandise T-shirt PS10 T-shirt PS2 T-shirt PS8 Pyjama set PS3 Vest PS8 T-shirt PS6
NAME: Belcam Micky Taker Among Purbarn BREED: Sussex Spaniel AGE: Two and a half WHERE FROM: Wrexham OWNER: Jenny and Richard Frankland-Mace MRS FRANKLAND-MACE SAID:"Sussex Spaniels are different to other Spaniels because they are very chunky, solid and heavy.