American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A dog, such as the Afghan hound or the greyhound, that hunts its prey by sight rather than by scent.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hound that pursues by sight rather than by scent: commonly applied to the greyhound.
- n. A hound that primarily hunts by speed and sight, instead of by scent and endurance.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A hound that pursues by the sight rather than by the scent.
- gaze + hound (Wiktionary)
“Three adepts used hooks to catch the gazehound by her collar and the saffron cords encircling her body.”
“So swiftly they followed the king-stag that they vanished while Sire Rodela was still talking about his favorite gazehound bitch.”
“An adept led forth two white gazehound bitches, lean, long-legged, and graceful, on white leashes.”
“They were, although of different qualities, as well matched for device and execution of criminal projects as the greyhound is to destroy the game which the slowhound raises, or the slowhound to track the prey which the gazehound discovers by the eye.”
“I scarce knew Sir Kenneth of Scotland, till his good hound, that had been for a short while under my care, came and fawned on me; and even then I only knew the tyke by the depth of his chest, the roundness of his foot, and his manner of baying, for the poor gazehound was painted like any”
“As a bit of penance, a picture of a British gazehound from a Flickr contact.”
“With eyes intent, and keen as those of a gazehound, Malcolm retraced every step, up to the grated door.”
“The gazehound or greyhound hunts by sight, not scent.”
“In contrast with the gazehound the brachet hunts by scent. line 44.”
“Once he’d been a lively boy, quick to laugh, and the fastest boy in the village races, delighting in swiftness like a gazehound.”
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