Borzoi



any of a breed of tall, slender dogs having long, silky hair, raised originally in Russia for hunting wolves.
Historical Examples

The Brightener C. N. Williamson
Crimes of Charity Konrad Bercovici
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Jan. 29, 1919 Various
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Jan. 29, 1919 Various
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
Greener Than You Think Ward Moore
Swirling Waters Max Rittenberg
A Manual of Toy Dogs Mrs. Leslie Williams
Crimes of Charity Konrad Bercovici

noun (pl) -zois
a tall graceful fast-moving breed of dog with a long silky coat, originally used in Russia for hunting wolves Also called Russian wolfhound
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