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n. - A large heavy dog formerly used in hunting large game.

Usage examples (33)
  • She dressed in haste, called her staghound, and set out the nearest way, that is by the town gate, for the harbour.
  • Moreau, with his grey staghound, then Montgomery, and two others.
  • Two red-haired, tartan-clad little boys stared solemnly out of the frame, seated with an enormous staghound.
  • There was an old staghound named Maida, and a black greyhound called Hamlet, after one of Shakespeare's heroes. for more
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