Definition of wolfhound in English:

wolfhound

Syllabification: wolf·hound
Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝olfˌhound
 
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noun

  • A dog of a large breed originally used to hunt wolves.
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    • Indeed a wolfhound bred by Fr. Kennedy in Rosenallis found its home with the Kennedys in the Whitehouse.
    • The English hounds, bred in royal courts during the 15th and 16th century, were high-legged, strong animals probably originating from the crossing of English mastiffs with Irish greyhounds and wolfhounds.
    • The current ‘dogmobile’ for Denise's two wolfhounds and one lurcher is an ageing Peugeot 806.

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