from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the hyena dog.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See dog.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dog used in hunting game


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  • George Wishart, steeped in the new brew of Protestant theology from Europe, taught and preached loudly enough that the Cardinal's ears pricked up, and like a hunting dog spotting an otter, he tried to track him down.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • So he took somewhat thereof in a water-skin he had with him and, throwing it over his shoulder, carried it to the city, followed by a hunting dog which was dear to him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The simple question instantly galvanised the room: Holmes quivered to attention like a hunting dog on point, Ali straightened, and Mahmoud‚Äôs eyes went dark.

    O Jerusalem


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