Spaniel

Definition of Spaniel

Span´iel
n.1.(Zool.) One of a breed of small dogs having long and thick hair and large drooping ears. The legs are usually strongly feathered, and the tail bushy. See Illust. under Clumber, and Cocker.
As a spaniel she will on him leap.
- Chaucer.
2.A cringing, fawning person.
a.1.Cringing; fawning.
v. i.1.To fawn; to cringe; to be obsequious.
v. t.1.To follow like a spaniel.

Related Words

Brittany spaniel, clumber, clumber spaniel, cocker, cocker spaniel, English cocker spaniel, field spaniel, gun dog, sporting dog, springer, springer spaniel, Sussex spaniel, water spaniel
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