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wolfhound:

see Irish wolfhoundIrish wolfhound,
breed of very large hound whose origins may be traced back many centuries in Ireland. The tallest of dogs, it stands about 34 in. (86.4 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs about 140 lb (63.5 kg). Its rough, wiry coat is usually gray in color.
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wolfhound

the largest breed of dog, used formerly to hunt wolves
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