- n. 西班牙猎犬；恭顺的人
- vi. 嬉戏
- vt. 向…摇尾乞怜
- spaniel:  The spaniel is etymologically the ‘Spanish’ dog. The word comes via Old French espaigneul ‘Spanish’ and Vulgar Latin *spāniōlus from Latin Hispāniōlus, a derivative of Hispānia ‘Spain’. The breed of dog was of Spanish origin.
- spaniel (n.)
- late 13c., as a surname meaning "Spaniard;" as a name for a breed of dog supposedly of Spanish origin, late 14c., from Old French (chien) espagneul, literally "Spanish (dog)," from Vulgar Latin *Hispaniolus "of Spain," diminutive of Latin Hispanus "Spanish, Hispanic" (see Spaniard). Used originally to start game; the breed was much-developed in England in 17c. Whether it is actually originally Spanish is uncertain.
- 1. Little Trot, a tiny spaniel was comfortably curled up on her back.
- 2. I've always wanted a springer spaniel.
- 3. There was even a fenced - in backyard for our cocker spaniel.
- 4. Spaniel is a breed of dog with large ears.
- 5. A tired brown spaniel kept close at their heels.
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