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Irish wolfhound

n.
A dog of a tall, powerful breed developed in Ireland to hunt wolves, having a rough, shaggy coat and bushy eyebrows.
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Irish wolfhound

n
(Breeds) a very large breed of hound with a rough thick coat
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I′rish wolf′hound


n.
one of an Irish breed of large, very tall dogs with a rough, wiry coat.
[1660–70]
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Noun1.Irish wolfhound - large breed of hound with a rough thick coatIrish wolfhound - large breed of hound with a rough thick coat
wolfhound - the largest breed of dogs; formerly used to hunt wolves
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