One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A spaniel of a small breed, typically with a white, black, and tan coat.
- ‘Oliver is a Cavalier King Charles spaniel and in the 17th century the king himself issued a royal proclamation commanding that his favourite breed of dog should be allowed entry to absolutely any establishment in the country.’
- ‘Creating a warm, inviting home for herself, daughter Alexa, and dog Lucky, a King Charles spaniel, was a matter of putting together the elements of Judy's tried-and-true home decorating experiences.’
- ‘Mr Waite, who lives in Salisbury with his partner, Linda, is a keen gardener and likes walking with his Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Poppy.’
- ‘The dogs included King Charles spaniels, West Highland terriers and Shih-tzus, all popular domestic pets.’
- ‘Breed experts claim it is unheard of for a Cavalier King Charles spaniel to have so many pups and say they are ‘staggered’ at the size of the litter.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.