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Irish wolfhound

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noun

one of an Irish breed of large, tall dogs having a rough, wiry coat ranging in color from white to brindle to black.

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Origin of Irish wolfhound

First recorded in 1660–70
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Irish wolfhound

noun

a very large breed of hound with a rough thick coat
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