clumber-spaniel

clumber spaniel

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

Origin:
1880–85; after Clumber, estate in Nottinghamshire, England, where dogs were bred

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To clumber-spaniel
Collins
World English Dictionary
clumber spaniel (ˈklʌmbə)
 
n
Often shortened to: clumber a type of thickset spaniel having a broad heavy head
 
[C19: named after Clumber, stately home of the Dukes of Newcastle where the breed was developed]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature