cavalier King Charles spaniel

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Cavalier King Charles spaniel

n.
A dog of an English breed of toy spaniel having a flat head, short muzzle, long ears, and long silky coat of various colors.

[After King Charles IIsince the breed was developed in the 20th century to resemble the spaniels often seen in paintings from his reign and that of his father, Charles I of England.]

cavalier King Charles spaniel

n
(Breeds) See King Charles spaniel

cav′alier King` Charles′ span′iel


n.
a small dog developed from and resembling the English toy spaniel but with a longer nose.
[1965–70]
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