Meaning of “cocker spaniel” in the English Dictionary

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"cocker spaniel" in British English

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cocker spanielnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒk.ə ˈspæn.jəl/ us /ˌkɑː.kɚ ˈspæn.jəl/

Examples from literature

  • He combined the attributes of pointer, cocker spaniel, and retriever. 
  • They had a dog with them, a cocker spaniel called Bob, but they wanted another. 

(Definition of “cocker spaniel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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