gazehound

gazehound

[geyz-hound]
noun
one of any of several breeds of hounds, as the Afghan, borzoi, greyhound, Saluki, or whippet, that hunts by sighting the game rather than by scent.
Also called sighthound.


Origin:
1560–70; gaze + hound1

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gazehound (ˈɡeɪzˌhaʊnd)
 
n
1.  a hound such as a greyhound that hunts by sight rather than by scent
2.  another name for a Saluki

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