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Alans

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Large dogs, of various species, used for hunting deer.

“Skins of animals slain in the chase were stretched on the ground … and upon a heap of these lay 3 alans, as they were called, i.e., wolf greyhounds of the largest size.”—Sir W. Scott: The Talisman, chap. vi.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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