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lurcher

noun lurch·er \ˈlər-chər\

Definition of LURCHER

1
archaic :  a petty thief :  pilferer
2
British :  a crossbred dog; especially :  one that resembles a greyhound
3
archaic :  one who lurks; also :  spy

Origin of LURCHER

1lurch
First Known Use: 1528

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