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King Charles spaniel

noun
1.
a variety of the English toy spaniel having a black-and-tan coat.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; named after Charles II of England from his liking for this variety
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King Charles spaniel

noun
1.
a toy breed of spaniel with a short turned-up nose and a domed skull
2.
cavalier King Charles spaniel, a similar breed that is slightly larger and has a longer nose
Word Origin
C17: named after Charles II of England, who popularized the breed
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