greyhound greyhound  /ˈɡreɪ ˌhaʊnd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

Usage(s):

  1. A local law confines greyhound ownership to the Canidrome, making it impossible for anyone else to adopt the dogs.
  2. Completing the picture of prosperity, Zamir pets a thoroughbred greyhound standing by his feet.
  3. Hare and greyhound pal Bruno take a deserved break.

News

  1. Warren Transport to buy dog track

    WATERLOO, Iowa --- Waterloo-based Warren Transport Inc. says it is buying the former Waterloo Greyhound Park for its new headquarters.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

  2. Happy, healthy Zuko seeks his second-chance home

    Zuko is a 3-year-old Italian greyhound/Chihuahua mix weighing only 9 pounds.He is a special dog with a tragic history. He was rescued from an abusive environment by volunteers at A Tail to Tell Puppy Mill Rescue. His tail was broken and his little body burned, but his new friends provided medical ca...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  3. Bids due for new Greyhound terminal

    &via=&related=DolcePixel" Bids for a redevelopment of the Greyhound bus terminal to be built near the site of the city’s Horseshoe Casino are due by June 19, Baltimore officials said last week. &via=&related=DolcePixel"
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Daily Record

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Quotes

  1. "I personally ended up buying her a Greyhound bus ticket back home to North Carolina," Francis told the AP.
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Joe Francis Source: Guardian

  2. "He's lean. He's like a greyhound, this guy. He's some kind of an athlete, and that's a very, very young body for his age," Hendry said. "Who knows if somebody is going to be as productive at 38 as they are at 30 or 31. But, like I said,...
    on Nov 20, 2006 By: Jim Hendry Source: SI.com

  3. Lowell described their marriage as one of "unending nervous strife, as though a bear had married a greyhound."
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Robert Lowell Source: Forbes

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