Definition of deerhound in English:

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deerhound

Pronunciation: /ˈdirˌhound/

noun

A large dog of a rough-haired breed resembling the greyhound.
Example sentences
  • In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, pharaoh hounds, Irish wolfhounds, and Scottish deerhounds.
  • And how does the pint-sized pet handler cope with a dog the size of Rush the deerhound?
  • A deerhound that lives with the Scott family, Dick attacks White Fang on his first visit.

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Syllabification: deer·hound

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