Definition of Gazehound

1. n. A hound that pursues by the sight rather than by the scent.



Definition of Gazehound

1. Noun. A hound that primarily hunts by speed and sight, instead of by scent and endurance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gazehound

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gazehound

gazals
gazania
gazanias
gazar
gazars
gaze
gaze paretic nystagmus
gazebo
gazeboes
gazebolike
gazebos
gazed
gazee
gazees
gazeful
gazehound (current term)
gazehounds
gazeka
gazel
gazeless
gazelle
gazelle hound
gazelle in the garden
gazelle on the lawn
gazellelike
gazelles
gazement
gazements
gazer
gazers

Literary usage of Gazehound

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1. The Animal-lore of Shakespeare's Time: Including Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles by Emma Phipson (1883)
"The former variety was probably the progenitor of the long-bod ied dachshund, or badger-hound, so popular in modern times. gazehound. . , o , Of the ..."

2. Arrian on Coursing: The Cynegeticus of the Younger Xenophon, Translatd from by Arrian (1831)
"... who very absurdly borrows, for his gazehound, a name previously engaged by a totally different dog ; as if to gratify his etymological mania by ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1881)
"It is often rendered " beagle," and by some "gazehound," which seems to mean a large hound ... And so Tickell writes:— See'st thou the gazehound ? how, ..."

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