deer·​hound ˈdir-ˌhau̇nd How to pronounce deerhound (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deerhound was in 1816

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“Deerhound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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