greyhound definition

  • noun:
    • some of a breed of tall thin dog, having a smooth coating, a narrow mind, and long feet and with the capacity of running swiftly.
    • A lean dog breed found in hunting and race.
    • A highball beverage of vodka and grapefruit liquid.
    • A slender, graceful strain of puppies, remarkable for keen picture and swiftness. It really is the oldest varieties known, and is figured in the Egyptian monuments.
    • A swift steamer, esp. an ocean steamer.
    • A tall, extremely slender, fleet dog, held when it comes to chase, remarkable the symmetrical energy and beauty of the kind, its keen picture, as well as its great fleetness.
    • Figuratively, a fast-sailing ship, specifically an ocean passenger-steamship.
    • a tall slim dog of a historical type noted for swiftness and keen sight; made use of as a racing puppy
  • verb:
    • To jump quickly over the surface associated with the liquid.

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