Borzoi


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Borzoi

a tall (28-31 inches), thin hound with a long, silky flat coat of any color but usually predominantly white. A coursing sight hound, it is also known as the Russian wolfhound.
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But as the trust - the UK's largest dog welfare charity which has 19 rehoming centres across the UK - has only taken in two borzois in the past seven years and the leggy litter are the first ever borzois to be cared for by the Bridgend team, staff have their work cut out finding suitable homes able to accommodate dogs of their size and nature.
Thus a book that Houghton Mifflin considered of little or no value was reprinted in a handsome yellow-green volume, designed by Elmer Adler, with a stylized depiction of the head of Medusa on the front cover and the Borzoi trademark on the back cover.
El quinto titulo de "The Borzoi Spanish Translations" volvera a ser de Baroja: Cesar o Nada (1918).
They are lighter in weight than Russian Borzoi (Russia), Irish Wolfhound (Ireland), Chart Polski (Poland), Galgo Espanol (Spain), English Greyhound (UK), Magyar Agar (Hungary), Scottish Deerhound (UK), Sloughi (North Africa), and Turkish Tazi (Turkey).
Hadassah and Dance Company," Dance Observer 21 (April 1954): 59-60; Margaret Lloyd, The Borzoi Book of Modern Dance (New York: Alfred A.
Borzoi (bor-zoy) Originally called the Russian wolf hound, this elegant and graceful dog was the preferred dog of Russian aristocracy.
HE cost just pounds 800 and the race he won at Wolverhampton on Monday was only a seller - but, for Warwickshire trainer Gary Bridgwater, Borzoi Maestro is worth his weight in gold.
White said that he resembled a Borzoi hound--Sassoon epitomized the promise of the generation sacrificed on the battlefields of France, and spoke for it in verses that, along with those of his friends Wilfred Owen and Robert Graves, have forever defined the waste and the tragedy of trench warfare in the popular imagination.
One of the best pleasing things about a typewriter is its hidden little bell, which tings as the edge approaches Bell sounds: borzoi salivates.
Anderson, Cherokee Removal: Before and After (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1991); Andrew Burstein, The Passions of Andrew Jackson (New York: Borzoi Books, 2003).
And there was a couple who stood out like a pair of borzoi among street mutts: a man and woman, tall, slim, expensively dressed WASPS, faces grim, looking like people who'd taken a seriously wrong turn off the highway.