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A Scottish deerhound.


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

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.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


[ˈdɪəhaʊnd] Ngalgo m (para cazar venados), galgo m escocés (de pelo lanoso)
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Jenny Keogh, 24, takes it easy on one of the <Bbenches along the clifftop walk in Penarth, along with her two Scottish deerhounds, Murphy and Faith Richard Swingler
To use deerhounds today, you must register your pack annually with the FWC and abide by strict rules about how and where you can run your dogs.
Hound breeds (413): Afghan Hounds 25, American English Coonhounds 2, American Foxhounds 2, Basenjis 19, Basset Hounds 8, Beagles (13") 12, Beagles (15") 19, Black and Tan Coonhounds 5, Bloodhounds 9, Bluetick Coonhounds 2, Borzoi 29, Dachshunds (Longhaired) 26, Dachshunds (Smooth) 27, Dachshunds (Wirehaired) 20, English Foxhounds 4, Greyhounds 9, Harriers 5, Ibizan Hounds 12, Irish Wolfhounds 11, Norwegian Elkhounds 12, Otterhounds 7, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen 9, Pharaoh Hounds 16, Plotts 1, Redbone Coonhounds 7, Rhodesian Ridgebacks 50, Salukis 20, Scottish Deerhounds 5, Treeing Walker Coonhounds 13, Whippets 27.