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