Meaning of cavalier King Charles spaniel

cav'alier King" Charles' span'iel

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. one of a breed of small dogs developed from the English toy spaniel, having a long silky coat, usually white with chestnut markings, with fringes of longer hair on the ears, legs, tail, and feet.
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