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Irish wolfhound

one of an Irish breed of large, tall dogs having a rough, wiry coat ranging in color from white to brindle to black.
Origin of Irish wolfhound
First recorded in 1660-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The Irish wolfhound Club watches over the interests of the breed.

    Sporting Dogs

    Frank Townend Barton
British Dictionary definitions for Irish wolfhound

Irish wolfhound

a very large breed of hound with a rough thick coat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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