See also: Greyhound

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A greyhound

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EtymologyEdit

Old English grīġhund, from a cognate or borrowing of Old Norse grøy (bitch) (whence Icelandic grey, thus not related to the colour grey) plus hund (hound).

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greyhound (plural greyhounds)

  1. A lean breed of dog used in hunting and racing.
  2. A highball cocktail of vodka and grapefruit juice.
  3. (dated) A swift steamer, especially an ocean steamer.

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greyhound (third-person singular simple present greyhounds, present participle greyhounding, simple past and past participle greyhounded)

  1. (of fish) To leap rapidly across the surface of the water.