Scottish deerhound
noun Date: 1891 any of an old breed of dogs of Scottish origin that have the general form of a greyhound but are larger and taller with a shaggy harsh coat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Scottish Deerhound — Other names Deerhound Country of origin Scotland Traits …   Wikipedia

  • Scottish deerhound — n. any of a breed of tall, slender, swift hound resembling the greyhound but with a rough, wiry coat: orig. used in Scotland for hunting deer …   English World dictionary

  • Scottish deerhound — noun very large and tall rough coated dog bred for hunting deer; known as the royal dog of Scotland • Syn: ↑deerhound • Hypernyms: ↑hound, ↑hound dog * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized S : deerhound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scottish deerhound — one of a Scottish breed of large, tall hunting dogs having a medium length, wiry, gray or reddish fawn coat, originally developed for hunting and bringing down deer, and known as the royal dog of Scotland. [1930 35] * * * ▪ breed of dog       … …   Universalium

  • Scottish deerhound — Scot′tish deer′hound n. dch 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 • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Scottish Deerhound — noun A large sighthound bred in Scotland to hunt deer …   Wiktionary

  • Deerhound — Espèce chien (Canis lupus familiaris) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Deerhound — FCI Standard Nr. 164 Gruppe 10: Windhunde Sektion 2: Rauhaarige Windhunde …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • deerhound — [dir′hound΄] n. SCOTTISH DEERHOUND …   English World dictionary

  • deerhound — noun Date: 1816 Scottish deerhound …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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