(in full Norwegian elkhound)
A large hunting dog of a Scandinavian breed with a shaggy gray coat.
- 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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