Definitions of springer
  1. noun
    a large spaniel with wavy silky coat usually black or liver and white
    synonyms: springer spaniel
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    English springer, English springer spaniel
    a breed having typically a black-and-white coat
    Welsh springer spaniel
    a red-and-white breed slightly smaller than the English springer spaniel
    type of:
    any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears
  2. noun
    a cow about to give birth
    synonyms: springing cow
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    type of:
    cow, moo-cow
    female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
  3. noun
    the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs
    synonyms: impost
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    type of:
    building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
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