Definition of elkhound in English:

elkhound

Syllabification: elk·hound
Pronunciation: /ˈelkˌhound
 
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(in full Norwegian elkhound)

noun

  • A large hunting dog of a Scandinavian breed with a shaggy gray coat.
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    • She was like a terrier worrying an elk hound, charging in and pressing an attack so fast and furious he had no choice but to defend himself.
    • The Norwegian Elkhound belongs to the collection of dogs referred to as Scent Hounds, which specialise in following the scent or the smell of its quarry.
    • Norwegian Elkhounds are bred for hunting large game, such as wolf, bear and moose.

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