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