grayhound


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grey•hound

or gray•hound

(ˈgreɪˌhaʊnd)

n.
one of a breed of tall, slender shorthaired dogs noted for their keen sight and swiftness.
[before 1000; Old English grīghund < Old Norse greyhundr; compare see hound]
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One would have pronounced them elegant grayhounds, circling, with inflated nostrils, round a poor woodland fawn, whom the glance of their master forbade them to devour.
Perhaps it would be more fitting to includS e some of the Austin range of models - Carlton, Ranleigh and Mayfair were models produced, not to forget the aircraft Grayhound and Whippet.
In un palacete de La Mancha of wich nombre no quiero remembrearme, vivia not so long ago uno de esos gentlemen who always tienen una lanza in the rack, una buckler antigua, a skinny caballo y un grayhound para la chaze .