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greyhound a breed of dog. Greyhounds have a narrow body and head and long legs. They can run very fast.
hound a dog of any kind. [1/3 definitions]
howl to utter or make a long, loud, sad sound like that of a wolf or dog. [2/4 definitions]
hunter a dog or horse trained to help in hunting wild animals. [1/2 definitions]
husky2 (often capitalized) a breed of dog. Huskies are strong, have thick fur, and are often raised to pull sleds in arctic regions.
indefinite article either of the articles "a" or "an" in English grammar. These articles do not restrict the noun to a particular person, place or thing. In the sentence, "A dog ran into my yard," the indefinite article "a" is used to show that it could have been any dog, and that a particular dog is not being named.
Irish setter a breed of dog. Irish setters have long red hair and a silky coat.
mutt a dog of mixed or unknown breed; mongrel.
Pekingese a small breed of dog with short legs and long, silky, light brown hair. Pekingese were first bred in China.
poodle a breed of dog. Poodles range in size from very small to large and have thick, curly hair that can be cut in a fancy way.
pup a young dog; puppy. [1/2 definitions]
puppy a young dog, usually less than one year old
retriever one of several breeds of dog bred for their ability to retrieve wounded or killed game for hunters.
runt a dog, pig, or other animal that is the smallest of a litter.
Sirius the brightest star in the sky. Sirius is in the constellation Canis Major and is also called the Dog Star.
watchdog a dog that is trained to guard property.