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field spaniel

noun

  1. one of a British breed of spaniels having a flat or slightly waved, usually black coat, used for hunting and retrieving game.


field spaniel

noun

  1. a robust, low-slung breed of spaniel developed by crossing the cocker spaniel with the Sussex spaniel


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Word History and Origins

Origin of field spaniel1

First recorded in 1865–70

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Example Sentences

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.

The field spaniel is much like a large-sized cocker, weighing about twice as much.

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