One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large dog of a rough-haired breed, resembling the greyhound.
- ‘A deerhound that lives with the Scott family, Dick attacks White Fang on his first visit.’
- ‘And how does the pint-sized pet handler cope with a dog the size of Rush the deerhound?’
- ‘In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, pharaoh hounds, Irish wolfhounds, and Scottish deerhounds.’
- ‘We would like to say all those who searched for our missing deerhound on September 13, he was eventually found and taken to Bexleyheath police station.’
- ‘A new opponent attacks him, a deerhound named Dick, and White Fang is thrown from his feet.’
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