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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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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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|Noun||1.||Scottish deerhound - very large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deer; known as the royal dog of Scotland|
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