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A tall hunting dog of a breed with long silky hair.
- ‘In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, pharaoh hounds, Irish wolfhounds, and Scottish deerhounds.’
- ‘Of the two cloned Afghan hound male puppies, one survived, the other suffered respiratory distress and succumbed to aspiration pneumonia at three weeks of age.’
- ‘One of the puppies died soon after birth but the other, an Afghan hound named Snuppy, is still doing well after 16 weeks, the researchers say.’
- ‘She groups the dogs together according to their coats, so the longcoated breeds such as Afghan hounds, bearded collies and Yorkshire terriers are all together.’
- ‘I asked him about his famously resplendent Afghan hound photographed in a designer corset-collar and white silk rose corsage.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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