clumber spaniel


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Clum·ber spaniel

also clum·ber spaniel  (klŭm′bər)
n.
A dog of a breed developed in England, having a stocky body and a silky, predominantly white coat.

[After Clumber Park, an estate in Nottinghamshire, a county of central England.]

clumber spaniel

(ˈklʌmbə)
n
(Breeds) a type of thickset spaniel having a broad heavy head. Often shortened to: clumber
[C19: named after Clumber, stately home of the Dukes of Newcastle where the breed was developed]

clum′ber

(or Clum′ber) span′iel

(ˈklʌm bər)
n.
any of an English breed of short-legged, stocky spaniels having a thick white coat with lemon or orange markings, used esp. for retrieving game.
[1880–85; after Clumber, an estate in Nottinghamshire, England, where bred]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clumber spaniel - a thickset spaniel with longish silky hairclumber spaniel - a thickset spaniel with longish silky hair
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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