Definition of Elkhound

1. Noun. Breed of compact medium-sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elk.

Exact synonyms: Norwegian Elkhound
Generic synonyms: Hound, Hound Dog



Definition of Elkhound

1. Noun. A breed of dog from Norway for hunting elk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elkhound

1. a hunting dog [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elkhound

elixating
elixation
elixations
elixir
elixir of life
elixirlike
elixirs
elk
elk-wood
elk nut
elk test
elkburger
elkburgers
elke
elkhorn fern
elkhound (current term)
elkhounds
elknut
elks
elkskin
elkskins
elkwood
ell
ellachick
ellagic
ellagic acid
ellagitannin
ellagitannins
ellebore
elleborin

Literary usage of Elkhound

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1. The Twentieth Century Dog by Herbert Compton (1904)
"He got a nasty bite through the fore foot from an elkhound in the ring. ... THE elkhound From several interesting letters from Lady Cathcart I glean the ..."

2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Those most thoroughly investigated are found in the Irish Setter, Miniature Poodle, and Norwegian elkhound (Aguirre, l976). The pathogenesis of the lesions ..."

3. The Karens of the Golden Chersonese by Alexander Ruxton McMahon (1876)
"... successfully negotiated the purchase of a dog famed all over the country as an elkhound, for the modest sum of five rupees, or ten shillings. ..."

4. The Pomeranian by G. M. Hicks (1908)
"... it may be mentioned that of the better known breeds it is most like the elkhound, Chow and Pomeranian, and in connection with this latter it is ..."

5. The Russians Are Coming!: 14 Months in the Life of the Town by Lily Alex (2003)
"Kids... maybe a dog... an elkhound or husky... Damn, what if she's married? The last thing that I need is a family scandal. Yes, I saw this man next to ..."

6. The Dogs of Boytown by Walter Alden Dyer (1918)
"... of the Arctic breeds and has acquired some popularity among American fanciers, especially the white ones. " The Norwegian elkhound is used as a bird dog ..."

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