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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scottish deerhound, deerhoundnoun

    very large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deer; known as the royal dog of Scotland


  1. deerhoundnoun

    a dog, rather like a large greyhound, originally bred in Scotland for hunting deer


  1. deerhound

    The Scottish Deerhound, or simply the Deerhound, is a large breed of sighthound, once bred to hunt the red deer by coursing. In outward appearance, the Scottish Deerhound is similar to the Greyhound, but larger and more heavily boned with a rough-coat.


  1. deerhound

    A deerhound is a large breed of dog, originally bred in Scotland for the purpose of hunting red deer. It is characterized by its tall stature, wiry and rough coat, and a friendly and docile temperament. Also known as the Scottish Deerhound, this breed is known for its endurance, agility, and speed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deerhoundnoun

    one of a large and fleet breed of hounds used in hunting deer; a staghound

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deerhound in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deerhound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. David Frei:

    She saw a picture of the dog doing exactly what it was bred to do, it was built perfectly, has an active, easy gait, and is elegant in the way that Sir Walter Scott had in mind when Sir Walter Scott called the Deerhound the most perfect creature.

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