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one of a breed of tall, slender shorthaired dogs noted for their keen sight and swiftness.
[before 1000; Old English grīghund < Old Norse greyhundr; compare see hound]
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One would have pronounced them elegant grayhounds, circling, with inflated nostrils, round a poor woodland fawn, whom the glance of their master forbade them to devour.
Perhaps it would be more fitting to includS e some of the Austin range of models - Carlton, Ranleigh and Mayfair were models produced, not to forget the aircraft Grayhound and Whippet.