Definition of Greyhounds

1. Noun. (plural of greyhound) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greyhounds

1. greyhound [n] - See also: greyhound

Lexicographical Neighbors of Greyhounds

greybeard
greybeards
greyboard
greybody
greyboys
greyed
greyer
greyest
greyhaired
greyhen
greyhens
greyhound
greyhound racing
greyhounded
greyhounding
greyhounds (current term)
greying
greyings
greyish
greyish brown
greyishly
greyishness
greylag
greylag-goose
greylag goose
greylags
greyline
greylist
greylisted
greylisting

Literary usage of Greyhounds

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Big Game of North America: Its Habits, Habitats, Haunts, and by George O. Shields (1890)
"As may readily be imagined, none but the best-bred greyhounds, ... I have spent many years in breeding and training greyhounds, and flatter myself that I ..."

2. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"The startled quarry bounds amain, As fast the gallant greyhounds strain; ... Remember'st thou my greyhounds true ? O'er holt or hill there never flew, ..."

3. Lares and Penates, Or, Cilicia and Its Governors: Being a Short Historical by William Burckhardt Barker (1853)
"One of these greyhounds had had the mange, but was considered cured by a preparation of gunpowder and oil; and as he was quite a champion, and celebrated ..."

4. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"Gu. two greyhounds counter-salient arg. collared of the field, ... Vert, two greyhounds courant in pale arg., on a chief engrailed of the last a boar's head ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"A kind of noose, in which greyhounds were held, before they were suffered to start for their game. I sec you stand like greyhounds in the ..."

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