Scottish deerhound

noun

Definition of Scottish deerhound

: any of an old breed of dogs of Scottish origin that have the general form of a greyhound but are larger and taller with a shaggy harsh coat

First Known Use of Scottish deerhound

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Scottish deerhound was in 1891

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“Scottish deerhound.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scottish%20deerhound. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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