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field spaniel

one of a British breed of spaniels having a flat or slightly waved, usually black coat, used for hunting and retrieving game.
Origin of field spaniel
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The field spaniel is much like a large-sized cocker, weighing about twice as much.

    The Dogs of Boytown Walter A. Dyer
  • There is no doubt that in course of time the field spaniel Trials will do much towards building up a proper type of field dog.

    Sporting Dogs

    Frank Townend Barton
British Dictionary definitions for field spaniel

field spaniel

a robust, low-slung breed of spaniel developed by crossing the cocker spaniel with the Sussex spaniel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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