Afghan hound


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Afghan hound

n.
A large dog of a breed having long silky hair and drooping ears, originally bred as a hunting dog.

Afghan hound

n
(Breeds) a tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat

Af′ghan hound`


n.
one of a breed of tall, slender hounds with a long, narrow head, a long, silky coat, and a topknot.
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Noun1.Afghan hound - tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coatAfghan hound - tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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'If I was a dog, I wouldn't be an Afghan hound, I'd be a terrier.
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During that time, the 29-year-old spends around 35 hours bathing the Afghan hound then untangling and combing its fur.
He continued: "I've only been bitten once where I needed stitches, I think it was a very poorly Afghan hound, it's just one of those things."
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Now he's appeared in a Gucci ad wearing a posh tux and decidedly dodgy slippers, all while perched on a bed and making puppy-dog eyes at an Afghan hound.
SEOUL in South Korea has been leading the way in cloning pets Three female genetically identical Afghan hound clones called Bona, Peace and Hope, right, caused a media frenzy when they made their appearance on a lawn in front of the university's Veterinary School 10 years ago.

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