Gazehound
Gazehound \Gaze"hound`\, n. A hound that pursues by the sight rather than by the scent. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • gazehound — [gāz′hound΄] n. Archaic a dog that hunts by sight instead of scent, as a greyhound …   English World dictionary

  • gazehound — noun Date: 1610 sighthound …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gazehound — /gayz hownd /, n. one of any of several breeds of hounds, as the Afghan, borzoi, greyhound, Saluki, or whippet, that hunts by sighting the game rather than by scent. Also called sighthound. [1560 70; GAZE + HOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gazehound — noun A hound that primarily hunts by speed and sight, instead of by scent and endurance. Syn: sighthound …   Wiktionary

  • gazehound — n. hound that chases and hunts its prey by sight and not by smell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gazehound — gaze•hound [[t]ˈgeɪzˌhaʊnd[/t]] n. dch a hound, as an Afghan hound or greyhound, that hunts by sight rather than by scent • Etymology: 1560–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • gazehound — /ˈgeɪzhaʊnd/ (say gayzhownd) noun a hound that hunts by sight rather than scent …   Australian English dictionary

  • gazehound — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a dog that hunts by sight rather than by scent; sometimes : greyhound * * * /gayz hownd /, n. one of any of several breeds of hounds, as the Afghan, borzoi, greyhound, Saluki, or whippet, that hunts by sighting the game rather… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight hound — sight hound, = gazehound. (Cf. ↑gazehound) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Italian Greyhound — Infobox Dogbreed akcgroup = Toy akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/italian greyhound/index.cfm altname = Piccolo Levriero Italiano country of origin = Italy ankcgroup = Group 1 (Toys) ankcstd = http://www.ankc.aust.com/italgrey.html ckcgroup =… …   Wikipedia

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