Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of borzoi.

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Examples

  • Once or twice the so-called Russian wolf-hounds or silky coated greyhounds, the "borzois," have been imported and tried in wolf-hunting on the western plains; but hitherto they have not shown themselves equal, at either running or fighting, to the big American-bred greyhounds of the type produced by Colonel Williams and certain others of our best western breeders.

    Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches

  • She once attended a garden party as Mme Vorolsky, leading two borzois.

    Bright, Young 'Baby'

  • Eight noble Siberian borzois prance down and dash across the roadway, barking and leaping.

    The Metamorphosis, in The Penal Colony,and Other Stories

  • Coppinger speculates that the human desire to breed borzois for long snouts has reached a limit imposed by the survival capacity of puppies trying to suck.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • Coppinger speculates that the human desire to breed borzois for long snouts has reached a limit imposed by the survival capacity of puppies trying to suck.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • And an amazing pic of coursing borzois in Cal from the always amazing camera of Herb Wells.

    Dog Pics

  • She accused his coldness and neglect: now that his passion had spent its novel force, hethought her not much better than his borzois, Lubka and Krylat, a little dearer than Mashka, his English thoroughbred.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • She accused his coldness and neglect: now that his passion had spent its novel force, hethought her not much better than his borzois, Lubka and Krylat, a little dearer than Mashka, his English thoroughbred.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • She accused his coldness and neglect: now that his passion had spent its novel force, hethought her not much better than his borzois, Lubka and Krylat, a little dearer than Mashka, his English thoroughbred.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • She accused his coldness and neglect: now that his passion had spent its novel force, hethought her not much better than his borzois, Lubka and Krylat, a little dearer than Mashka, his English thoroughbred.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

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