Definitions

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

  • noun Plural form of wolfhound.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • However, after reading to an older group of students, the issue of stereotypes arose from this story, concerning the various dog breeds and their personality characteristics: sleek Irish wolfhounds, Australian dingo hunters, etc.

    the Virtual Bookmark:

  • However, after reading to an older group of students, the issue of stereotypes arose from this story, concerning the various dog breeds and their personality characteristics: sleek Irish wolfhounds, Australian dingo hunters, etc.

    February 2009

  • He would eventually emblazon his right shoulder with a hand-size tattoo of his regiment, the Fighting Sixty-Ninth, a garish crest dating from the Civil War with Irish wolfhounds, red shamrock and the motto: "Gentle When Stroked, Fierce When Provoked."

    Combat veterans help World Trade Center rise again

  • He would eventually emblazon his right shoulder with a hand-size tattoo of his regiment, the Fighting Sixty-Ninth, a garish crest dating from the Civil War with Irish wolfhounds, red shamrock and the motto: "Gentle When Stroked, Fierce When Provoked."

    Combat veterans help World Trade Center rise again

  • Irish wolfhound: I've always loved Irish wolfhounds—their size, their beards, and their surprisingly sweet demeanor.

    Westminster Dog Show 2012—as it happened

  • Their boyfriends were not boys or friends at all, but shadowy familiars - bears, wolfhounds, panthers.

    'Cookbook Collector': Updated Austen Hits The Spot

  • My second novel is finished and I'm more than ready for a quiet vacation somewhere with a sandy beach, but until Oprah discovers a fondness for Irish wolfhounds, my trips will all be to mystery conventions.

    The Books on My Desk | The Stiletto Gang

  • She had a few goats and a pair of mean Irish wolfhounds that kept most strangers from her door, and touted herself a healer.

    The Year of Living Scandalously

  • Other communities will restrict Great Danes, Irish wolfhounds and Saint Bernards, based solely on their large size.

    Drafting pet rules that won't turn around and bite condo boards

  • Other communities will restrict Great Danes, Irish wolfhounds and Saint Bernards, based solely on their large size.

    Drafting pet rules that won't turn around and bite condo boards

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.