King Charles spaniel


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King Charles spaniel

n.
1. An English toy spaniel, especially its black and tan variety.
2. A Cavalier King Charles spaniel.

[After King Charles II.]
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King Charles spaniel

n
1. (Breeds) a toy breed of spaniel with a short turned-up nose and a domed skull
2. (Breeds) cavalier King Charles spaniel a similar breed that is slightly larger and has a longer nose
[C17: named after Charles II of England, who popularized the breed]
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King` Charles′ span′iel


n.
a variety of the English toy spaniel having a black-and-tan coat.
[1825–35; after Charles II of England, alleged to have favored the breed]
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Noun1.King Charles spaniel - a toy English spaniel with a black-and-tan coatKing Charles spaniel - a toy English spaniel with a black-and-tan coat; named after Charles II who popularized it
toy spaniel - a very small spaniel
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