Definition of Japanese spaniel

1. Noun. Breed of toy dogs originating in Japan having a silky black-and-white or red-and-white coat.

Generic synonyms: Toy, Toy Dog

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Spaniel

Japanese oyster
Japanese pagoda tree
Japanese persimmon
Japanese pink
Japanese plum
Japanese poinsettia
Japanese privet
Japanese quince
Japanese radish
Japanese red pine
Japanese river fever
Japanese rose
Japanese sea lion
Japanese slipper
Japanese snowbell
Japanese spaniel (current term)
Japanese spitz
Japanese spitzes
Japanese spurge
Japanese stranglehold
Japanese sumac
Japanese table pine
Japanese tree lilac
Japanese umbrella pine
Japanese varnish tree
Japanese wistaria
Japanese yew
Japanese yews

Literary usage of Japanese spaniel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Dog Book by William A. Bruette (1922)
"THE Japanese spaniel These diminutive Orientals have for a number ot years enjoyed a remarkable vogue in both this country and in Europe. ..."

2. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1894)
"THE Japanese spaniel. IN some quarters an impression prevails that the Japanese spaniel is quite a modern introduction. This is, however, not so ; and at ..."

3. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"CHAPTER LVII THE Japanese spaniel UNTIL comparatively recent years these beautiful ... The colour of the Japanese spaniel is usually white with more or less ..."

4. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"Another Japanese spaniel, bred in England, was presented by Mrs. Whitbred in 1908 ... The collection also includes the skeleton of a Japanese spaniel, ..."

5. C.S.R. Blue Book of Dogdom (1911)
"THE Japanese spaniel, CRESTWOOD ... \Viu;«- there Is no question that the Japanese Spaniel Is of the Toy Spaniel species, he Is no way a kinsman of the Toy. ..."

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