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cavalier King Charles spaniel

[ kav-uh-leer king-chahrlz-span-yuhl ]
/ ˈkæv əˌlɪər ˈkɪŋ ˈtʃɑrlz ˈspæn yəl /
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noun
one of a breed of small dogs developed from the English toy spaniel, having a long silky coat, often white with chestnut markings, with fringes of longer hair on the ears, legs, tail, and feet: The cavalier King Charles spaniel is a marvelous companion, but it’s also one of the priciest of all the lapdogs.

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Origin of cavalier King Charles spaniel

First recorded in 1925–30; named after King Charles II, known as the “Cavalier King ”; see origin at King Charles spaniel

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cavalier King Charles spaniel

noun
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