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water spaniel

wa·ter span·iel
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er span-yuh l]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈspæn yəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er span-yuh l]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈspæn yəl/

Definitions of water spaniel words

  • noun water spaniel either of two breeds of spaniels, used for retrieving waterfowl. 1
  • noun water spaniel either of two large curly-coated breeds of spaniel (the Irish and the American), which are used for hunting waterfowl 0
  • noun water spaniel American water spaniel 0
  • noun water spaniel Irish water spaniel 0

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Origin of water spaniel

First appearance:

before 1560
One of the 32% oldest English words
First recorded in 1560-70

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Parts of speech for Water spaniel

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adverb
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water spaniel popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water spaniel usage trend in Literature

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