a hound trained to hunt stags and other large animals.

1700–10; stag + hound1 Unabridged
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staghound (ˈstæɡˌhaʊnd)
a breed of hound similar in appearance to the foxhound but larger. It is bred for stag hunting

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When my eyes met his, he looked down at the staghound that sat between his knees.
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