English cocker spaniel

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English cocker spaniel

n.
A dog of a breed developed in England for hunting, having long drooping ears, a slightly flattened head, and a variously colored silky coat.

Eng′lish cock′er span′iel


n.
one of an English breed of spaniels similar to the cocker spaniel but slightly larger.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.English cocker spaniel - a small breed with wavy silky hairEnglish cocker spaniel - a small breed with wavy silky hair; originally developed in England
spaniel - any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears
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