Sentence Examples with the word deerhound

The Irish wolfhound is now extinct, but appears to have been a powerful race heavier than the deerhound but similar to it in general characters.

Two of the purest breeds at the present day are the Scottish deerhound and the Dalmatian (spotted carriage-dog), A deerhound after having seven pups to a Dalmatian was put to a dog of her own breed.

The Scotch deerhound is a larger and heavier variety of the English greyhound, with rough and shaggy hair.

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A similar result was obtained with a deerhound first mated with a retriever.