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clumber spaniel

[kluhm-ber] /ˈklʌm bər/
noun
1.
one of an English breed of short-legged, stocky spaniels having a chiefly white coat, used especially for retrieving game.
Origin of clumber spaniel
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; after Clumber, estate in Nottinghamshire, England, where dogs were bred
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British Dictionary definitions for clumber spaniel

clumber spaniel

/ˈklʌmbə/
noun
1.
a type of thickset spaniel having a broad heavy head Often shortened to clumber
Word Origin
C19: named after Clumber, stately home of the Dukes of Newcastle where the breed was developed
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