Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dog of a slender breed developed in England for racing, resembling the greyhound but smaller.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of dog, in breed between a greyhound and a spaniel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A breed of dog, similar to a small greyhound, originating in Britain and bred for racing.
  • noun A whippit.

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

  • noun small slender dog of greyhound type developed in England

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably from whip.]

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