from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dog of an old breed developed in Scotland, related to and resembling the greyhound but taller and larger and having a wiry coat. It was originally bred for hunting deer. Also called Scottish deerhound.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a dog, rather like a large greyhound, originally bred in Scotland for hunting deer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a large and fleet breed of hounds used in hunting deer; a staghound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hound for hunting deer; a stag-hound.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. very large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deer; known as the royal dog of Scotland
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