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Clum·ber spanielalso clum·ber spaniel (klŭm′bər)
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.]
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(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]
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(or Clum′ber) span′iel(ˈklʌm bər)
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]
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|Noun||1.||clumber 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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