- one of any of several breeds of hounds, as the Afghan, borzoi, greyhound, Saluki, or whippet, that hunts by sighting the game rather than by scent.
Origin of gazehound
Also called sighthound.
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- a hound such as a greyhound that hunts by sight rather than by scent
- another name for a Saluki
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