noun, plural bor·zois.
Origin of borzoi
Examples from the Web for borzoi
A curve downwards (as in the Borzoi) should be an absolute disqualification.A Manual of Toy Dogs|Mrs. Leslie Williams
But the quickness of the wolf's lope and the borzoi's slower pace made it plain that Karay had miscalculated.War and Peace|Leo Tolstoy
"Borzoi" stands for the best in literature in all its branches—drama and fiction, poetry and art.Crimes of Charity|Konrad Bercovici
The machine went at the grass like a bulldog attacking a borzoi: it bit, chewed, held on.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
I was so like a slim young Borzoi yapping at the nose of a bloodhound.The Brightener|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for borzoi
noun plural -zois
Word Origin for borzoi
Word Origin and History for borzoi
Russian wolfhound, 1887, from Russian borzoy, literally "swift, quick" (cf. Czech brzy, Serbo-Croatian brzo "quickly," Lithuanian bruzdeti "to hurry").