Spaniel in a sentence

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Definition of Spaniel

  • 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.
  • A cringing, fawning person.
  • Cringing; fawning.
  • To fawn; to cringe; to be obsequious.
  • To follow like a spaniel.
  • any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears

How to use spaniel in a sentence. Spaniel pronunciation.

Strange that one man should be prepared to trust me with L10,000, and another should be so chary of confiding to me a small black spaniel.
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There was a motor-car with an old lady swathed in blue veils, and a lady's maid on the seat opposite, holding a King Charles's spaniel; there was a country-woman wheeling a perambulator full of sticks down the middle of the road; there was a bailiff in gaiters discussing the state of the cattle market with a dissenting minister-so she defined them.
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Firmer those bonds were and faster, Frank was my spaniel, my slave.
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Call me your spaniel, your starling, take me and treat me as these, I would be anything, darling!
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Why, they wouldn't keep a cat in, let alone a Spaniel out.
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It is all dark and dangerous, and at any time we may have those mongrel Spaniels, as Chips calls them, rushing at us and firing as they come.
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Why, I'd make a sixtification of it with them timbers, and so quickly that to-morrow when the enemy come they should find all our Spaniels sitting behind the little loop-holes like a row of monkeys cracking nuts, a-laughing and chaffing the enemy, and telling of them to come on.
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Them Spaniels aren't very clever, but they all seem to have got eyes in their heads.
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You made me want to give you a shout, only I had to keep quiet, and let the Spaniels think I'm doing it all to rights.
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I had frequently noticed that a spaniel crept under a honeysuckle bush in my front yard whenever he gave one of his serenades.
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S SAND-WASP, memory of locality in, 62; author's experiments with, 63. SARCOPTES HOMINIS, death-feigning in, 209. SATIN BIRD, æstheticism in the male, 128; author's observations of, 128. SEA-URCHIN, eyes of, 16. SNAIL, eyes of, 19; visual powers of, 19; courtship of, 20; location of sense of direction in, 194; author's experiments with, 194; author's experiments in demonstrating homing sense in the, 194. SNAKE, love of young in, 140; author's experiment in testing parental affection of, 140; sense of direction and "homing instinct" in, 198; author's observations of "homing instinct" in, 198. SOLE, the origin of unilateral eyes in the, 9. SONG-SPARROW, memory of individuals in, 77; parental affection in, 143. SPANIEL, a laughing, 89. SPIDER, memory in, 72; recognition of individuals by, 73; love of music in the, 108; author's experiments with piano on, 108; author's experiments with pipe organ on, 109; Reclain's observations on the love of music in, 109; decorative instinct present in, 110; peculiar web spun by, 110; parental affection in, 135; author's experiment in testing parental love of, 135; use of implement (pebble anchor) by, 222. SQUIRREL, memory in the, 70. STENTOR POLYMORPHUS, nervous system of, 46; observations of and experiments with, 47; conscious determination in, 47; ganglia of, 47. STRONGALOGNATHUS, degeneration caused by the habit of slave-making in, 155, 156, 157.
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Guns and fishing-rods were suspended over the mantelpiece; powder-horns, shot-belts, and game-bags scattered about; a choice collection of flies for angling lay in one corner, whips and bridles in another, and a pile of books and papers,-Colonel Thornton's Tour, Daniel's Rural Sports, and a heap of Racing Calendars, occupied a third; Ponto and Carlo lay basking on the hearth-rug, and a famous little cocking spaniel, Flora by name, a conscious favourite, was generally stretched in state on an arm-chair.
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We should have called her the _Water Spaniel_.
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Witness, at his foot The spaniel dying for some venial fault, Under dissection of the knotted scourge; Witness the patient ox, with stripes and yells Driven to the slaughter, goaded as he runs To madness, while the savage at his heels Laughs at the frantic sufferer's fury spent Upon the guiltless passenger o'erthrown.
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Kick out lustily right and left!-After all, the world is like a spaniel; the more you beat it, the better it likes you-if you have money.
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He squinted again at the sky, cocked his ear like a spaniel and got no faint humming, replaced the slip in his book and the book in his torn-down pocket, and presently meandered back to town.
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She had told the truth in all, except in conveying that her mother was not of the lower orders, and that she went to the river to wash her spaniel and her pony instead of her clothes.
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Carpets were badly designed, and loud and vulgar in colouring; chairs, on account of the shape and ornament in vogue, were unfitted for their purpose, on account of the wood being cut across the grain; the fire-screen, in a carved rosewood frame, contained the caricature, in needlework, of a spaniel, or a family group of the time, ugly enough to be in keeping with its surroundings.
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Mesdames had beautiful spaniels; little grayhounds were preferred by Madame Elisabeth.
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Well, that depends on what the lads call the spaniel dogs.
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Examples of Spaniel

Example #1
It was addressed to "Dear Sir," and though I pointed out to the guard that I was the "Sir," he still kept tight hold of Chum.
Example #2
There was only one, but it offered to lend me L10,000 on my note of hand alone.
Example #3
She ran over this list without any fear that her companion would think her trivial.
Example #4
She laughed, and she explained her laugh on the spur of the moment by the look of the people in the street below.
Example #5
Somewhat concerning that other made such a fool of by you.
Example #6
Bertha is not such a baby, sir, as you seem to suppose; Brian, a blockhead he may be, more than you think for he knows.