Definition of Gazelle hound

1. Noun. Old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia.

Exact synonyms: Saluki
Generic synonyms: Hound, Hound Dog

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gazelle Hound

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gazel
gazeless
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gazelle hound (current term)
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Literary usage of Gazelle hound

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1. The Great Sahara: Wanderings South of the Atlas Mountains by Henry Baker Tristram (1860)
"After a couple of hours a fine gazelle-hound comes bounding towards us, ... The gazelle-hound appears to be the African representative of the Scotch ..."

2. Domestic Life in Palestine by Mary Eliza Rogers (1865)
"Our Egyptian groom had charge of a beautiful Syrian gazelle-hound which had been given to my brother. We rode down into the valley and along a level road ..."

3. Syrian Stone-lore by Claude Reignier Conder (1886)
"... and the passion for romances and wonderful legends was insatiable. In time of peace the chase supplied excitement. The falcon, the gazelle-hound, ..."

4. Through Egypt in War-time by Martin Shaw Briggs (1918)
"The native greyhound is very shy, and is known as a " gazelle-hound." Life in Sollum to-day is even more dependent than at Matruh on bathing and on the ..."

5. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"... or Gazelle-Hound, is one of the oldest ° ' breeds of Dogs, being represented (under the name of ..."

6. Syrian Stone-lore, Or, The Monumental History of Palestine by Claude Reignier Conder (1887)
"In time of peace the chase supplied excitement. The falcon, the gazelle-hound, and the hunting-leopard (Nimr) were used by the Franks as by the Arabs, ..."

7. Mafeesh, Or, Nothing New: The Journal of a Tour in Greece, Turkey, Egypt (1870)
"... supported on a pole, to shelter us from the burning rays of the sun which fell perpendicularly upon us. Sheikh Miguel's gazelle-hound, ..."

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