scottish-deerhound

Scottish deerhound

noun
one of a Scottish breed of large, tall hunting dogs having a medium-length, wiry, gray or reddish-fawn coat, originally developed for hunting and bringing down deer, and known as the royal dog of Scotland.

Origin:
1930–35

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