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clumber spaniel

[kluhm-ber]
noun
  1. one of an English breed of short-legged, stocky spaniels having a chiefly white coat, used especially for retrieving game.
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Origin of clumber spaniel

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

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