wolfhound

[ UK /wˈʊlfha‍ʊnd/ ]
NOUN
  1. the largest breed of dogs; formerly used to hunt wolves
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  • He thought of animal eyes—the haunting irises of his horses like twin bronze discs, the glazen contempt in the stare of a wolfhound. The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre
  • I gave her five gray Persian cats(I love cats) and an Irish wolfhound.
  • Henry VIII dropped the wolfhound and replaced it with a lion, thus making the royal insignia less Welsh.
  • In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, pharaoh hounds, Irish wolfhounds, and Scottish deerhounds.
  • He turned around and headed to a small courtyard where a young man sat, brushing a wolfhound.
  • They had everything from hideous beetles to hairy tarantulas that looked as though they could give an Irish wolfhound a run for its money.
  • The wolfhound began wagging his tail and barked at her, as if to say hello.
  • Somewhere in the Tenderloin the Boat People could be eating sweet-and-sour wolfhound, and Prue was helpless. FURTHER TALES OF THE CITY
  • Chulrua translates from the Irish as ‘red back,’ and was the name and distinguishing feature of the favourite wolfhound belonging to ancient Irish hero Fionn MacCumhaill.
  • Being a man of little culture myself, I was always of the impression that the dreaded Alsations, beast requiring the utmost caution, were descendants of the infamous wolfhound and came from somewhere near Alsace.
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