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

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Scottish deerhound was in 1891

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“Scottish deerhound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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