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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.
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wolfhound

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

(ˈwʊlfˌhaʊnd)

n.
any of several large dogs, as the borzoi or Irish wolfhound, formerly used in hunting wolves.
[1780–90]
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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
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Translations

wolfhound

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

[ˈwʊlfˌhaʊnd] ncane m lupo
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References in classic literature ?
Chekmar held in leash three formidable wolfhounds, who had, however, grown fat like their master and his horse.
The vehicles covered under the contract include the Mastiff, Wolfhound, Ridgback, Buffalo, Choker, RODET, Foxhound, Jackal, Coyote and Husky.
Their wolfhound Roxy was also accused of attacking an elderly Jack Russell in the same neighbourhood, amid reports that Claudia's dogs were 'terrifying' the community.
The white and blue C-146 Wolfhound is going to be used exclusively as a training aircraft for the wing's maintenance personnel.
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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.
These two unlikely companions travel far and wide on a roller coaster ride of sex, drugs and sausage rolls - not to mention assorted policemen, the CIA, fortune tellers, spies, smugglers, war criminals, a lovelorn African man servant, exotic dancers, Italians disguised as the Pope and a particularly over excitable Irish Wolfhound.
Wolfhound, is now operational in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (Mod)