wolfhound


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wolf·hound

 (wo͝olf′hound′)
n.
Any of various large dogs, such as the Irish wolfhound or the borzoi, originally bred to hunt wolves or other large game.

wolfhound

(ˈwʊlfˌhaʊnd)
n
(Breeds) the largest breed of dog, used formerly to hunt wolves

wolf•hound

(ˈwʊlfˌhaʊnd)

n.
any of several large dogs, as the borzoi or Irish wolfhound, formerly used in hunting wolves.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wolfhound - the largest breed of dogswolfhound - the largest breed of dogs; formerly used to hunt wolves
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
borzoi, Russian wolfhound - tall fast-moving dog breed
Irish wolfhound - large breed of hound with a rough thick coat
Translations

wolfhound

[ˈwʊlfhaʊnd] N (also Irish wolfhound) → lebrel m irlandés

wolfhound

[ˈwʊlfhaʊnd] nlévrier m irlandaiswolf-whistle wolf whistle [ˈwʊlfhwɪsəl]
vipousser un sifflement admiratif
to wolf-whistle at sb → siffler qn
They wolf-whistled at me → Ils m'ont sifflée.

wolfhound

[ˈwʊlfˌhaʊnd] ncane m lupo
References in classic literature ?
Chekmar held in leash three formidable wolfhounds, who had, however, grown fat like their master and his horse.
The white and blue C-146 Wolfhound is going to be used exclusively as a training aircraft for the wing's maintenance personnel.
Le vol, utilisant l'indicatif d'appel radio Magma 30, etait un Wolfhound C-146A appartenant au 524e Escadron d'operations speciales du Commandement des operations speciales de la Force aerienne (AFSOC), situe a la base de l'Armee de l'air Cannon au Nouveau-Mexique.
Tenders are invited for Wolfhound Pro Cellular Detector
faced when developing its Hydra-F6[TM] tablet and the display unit for Praemittias Systems' Wolfhound Cooperative Radio Direction Finding System[R].
This is the “real-world” situation InHand Electronics faced when developing its own Hydra-F6[TM] tablet and the display unit for the Praemittias Systems' Wolfhound Cooperative Radio Direction Finding System[R] (Wolfhound).
Experts also blamed the recession as families struggle to cover the cost of caring for big breeds such as the Irish wolfhound.
Experts say the recession is also to blame as families struggle to cover the cost of caring for big breeds like the Irish wolfhound, which has also been affected.
She also placed a bunch on the regimental mascot, Irish wolfhound Domhnall.
Wolfhound, is now operational in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (Mod)
One of those candle-eyed children--you know them by the steep staircase they seem always to be climbing, as if it's autumn, a sheer rain is sleeving, and confined in a house of dark oak, they're hoping to reach the eaves, a small window on a wooden hinge that might be swinging open there--imagine Levin as a child, his head bare, the damp cuff on his forehead like a sign of fever--this is the world: a grey wolfhound in the yard, her belly in the mud, muzzle tipped with dripping fur.
Fifty jobs will be created at Coventrybased NP Aerospace and its supplier base after the firm, as part of its joint venture with US company Force Protection, was handed the contract to build Wolfhound, a six-wheeled version of the Mastiff armoured patrol vehicle.