Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Entry: saluki

In context: "Saluki-faced Thierry Poutrincourt leans back in her chair and and presses her palms hard against her temples..."

Definition: A large, lightly built hound belonging to the breed so called, with feathered tail and feet and large pendant ears; formerly called the Persian greyhound. Also attrib.

Other: So apparently that description wasn't meant to be entirely complimentary.

SNOOT score: 1

Page: 310

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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