Scottish deerhound

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Scottish deerhound

A dog of a breed developed in Scotland for hunting deer, resembling the greyhound but larger and having a wiry coat.
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Scot′tish deer′hound

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.
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Noun1.Scottish deerhound - very large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deerScottish deerhound - 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
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