springer spaniel


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springer spaniel

n.
A dog of either of two medium-sized breeds of spaniels, the English springer spaniel and the Welsh springer spaniel, having long ears and a soft black, liver, or red and white coat.

springer spaniel

n
(Breeds) either of two breeds of large quick-moving spaniels bred to spring game, having a slightly domed head and ears of medium length. The English springer spaniel is the larger and can be of various colours; the Welsh springer spaniel is always a rich red and white

spring′er span′iel


n.
a dog of either of two breeds of medium-sized spaniels used for flushing and retrieving game. Compare English springer spaniel, Welsh springer spaniel.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.springer spaniel - a large spaniel with wavy silky coat usually black or liver and whitespringer spaniel - a large spaniel with wavy silky coat usually black or liver and white
spaniel - any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears
English springer, English springer spaniel - a breed having typically a black-and-white coat
Welsh springer spaniel - a red-and-white breed slightly smaller than the English springer spaniel
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