What does the word greyhound mean?

Usage examples for greyhound

  1. " Yes," replied the Commodore, " but I think you had better take one of our destroyers, say the Greyhound, back with you. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  2. I take no force, said the knight, whether I live or I die; but so for dread of death he swore to go unto King Arthur, and he made him to bear one greyhound before him on his horse, and another behind him. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  3. The gentleman takes it into his carriage, but when they have driven a little farther the dog springs out of the carriage through the window, and goes back to his father, and is no longer a greyhound. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers