clumber spaniel


Origin of clumber spaniel

First recorded in 1880–85; after Clumber, estate in Nottinghamshire, England, where dogs were bred Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for clumber spaniel

clumber spaniel

  1. a type of thickset spaniel having a broad heavy headOften shortened to: clumber

Word Origin for clumber spaniel

C19: named after Clumber, stately home of the Dukes of Newcastle where the breed was developed
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