lurcher

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noun lurch·er \ˈlər-chər\

Definition of lurcher

  1. 1 archaic :  a petty thief :  pilferer

  2. 2 British :  a crossbred dog; especially :  one that resembles a greyhound

  3. 3 archaic :  one who lurks; also :  spy

Origin and Etymology of lurcher

1lurch


First Known Use: 1528


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