The old-time poachers in England used to do it with their lurcher dogs.
"Michael, Brother of Jerry" by Jack London
Finally, Benjie stood accused of having stolen a duck, to hunt it with the said lurcher, which was as dexterous on water as on land.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
To help him Jem Burton had lent the services of his herring-gutted, herring-hearted, greyhound lurcher, Monkey.
"Bob, Son of Battle" by Alfred Ollivant
He sneaked it between his legs like a lurcher!
"The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
John Fullarton, over the hill, has a lurcher dog which is as good as a bloodhound.
"The Mystery of Cloomber" by Arthur Conan Doyle
He gripped his lurcher's collar and stood still for nearly ten minutes.
"The Stowmarket Mystery" by Louis Tracy
The rough, large-boned, ill-looking Lurcher, is said to have descended from the rough greyhound and the shepherd's dog.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
Now, Lurcher was a very discerning person.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
Here comes de Lurcher!
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
I have taken up your note to Col. Piquet, and discharged your debts to my Lord Lurcher and Sir Harry Rook.
"The Contrast" by Royall Tyler