Scottish deerhound

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

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized S

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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]

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Scottish deerhound,
= deerhound. (Cf.deerhound)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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