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  • n. Plural form of wolfhound.


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  • 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."

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

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • 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.

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

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  • Our sweet, gentle Irish wolfhound died at age 7 from cardiomyopathy, a common ailment in wolfhounds and other large breeds.

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  • WOLF: Hey, a replay of "Muppets Take Manhattan" with the wolfhounds.

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  • The one with the white blaze is the late Floyd Mansell's Blaze Floyd is holding the coyote, one of the last of the 'Cunningham' strain of Texas wolfhounds.

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