deerhound


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deer·hound

 (dîr′hound′)
n.
A Scottish deerhound.

deerhound

(ˈdɪəˌhaʊnd)
n
(Animals) a very large rough-coated breed of dog of the greyhound type

Scot′tish deer′hound


n.
one of a Scottish breed of large, tall dogs with a long head and neck, small ears, and a medium-length rough coat, orig. developed for hunting deer.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deerhound - very large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deerdeerhound - very large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deer; known as the royal dog of Scotland
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
Translations

deerhound

[ˈdɪəhaʊnd] Ngalgo m (para cazar venados), galgo m escocés (de pelo lanoso)
References in classic literature ?
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I walk my labrador, Lester, every day with a big deerhound and they both like to rough and tumble.
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To put it in perspective, Sayles and Gus were competing in a show whose previous participants have included England's Queen Victoria and her deerhound, who competed in 1887, and Russian Czar Nicholas II and his Siberian wolfhound, who are listed in the 1889 competition catalog.
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A massive Irish deerhound greeted us as we entered the former farmhouse, parts of which are thought to date back 800 years.