Definition of Hellhounds

1. Noun. (plural of hellhound) ¹



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Definition of Hellhounds

1. hellhound [n] - See also: hellhound

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hellhounds

helleris
hellers
hellery
hellfire
hellfires
hellgramite
hellgramites
hellgrammiate
hellgrammite
hellgrammites
hellhag
hellhags
hellhole
hellholes
hellhound
hellhounds (current term)
hellhouse
hellhouses
hellicat
hellicats
hellicograph
hellier
helliers
helling
hellion
hellions
hellish
hellishly
hellishness
hellishnesses

Literary usage of Hellhounds

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1. Essentials of Public Speaking by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood (1910)
"Against your Protestant brethren! to lay waste their country, to desolate their dwellings, and extirpate their race and name with these horrible hellhounds ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1844)
"We must fly this instant, or the hellhounds of justice will be on us. Come 1 rouse yourself, or we are lost !" He shook Hugh as he spoke, ..."

3. Classified Models of Speech Composition: Ninety-five Complete Speeches by James Milton O'Neill (1921)
"hellhounds, I say, of savage war. Spain armed herself with bloodhounds to extirpate the wretched natives of America; and we improve on the inhuman example ..."

4. The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning by Lucius Hudson Holt (1915)
"He said, at once dismounting from the steed; For now the hellhounds, with superior speed, Had reach'd the dame, and, fast'uing on her side, The ground with ..."

5. The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning by Lucius Hudson Holt (1915)
"He said, at once dismounting from the steed; For now the hellhounds, with superior speed, ... The hellhounds, as ..."

6. The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Henry Lord Brougham: To which is by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1841)
"... to desolate their dwellings, and extirpate their race and name with these horrible hell-hounds of savage war—hellhounds, I say, of savage war. ..."

7. A Grammar of Elocution: Containing the Principles of the Arts of Reading and by Jonathan Barber (1832)
"About her middle round, A cry of hellhounds (never ceasing) BARKED, ... The hellhounds barking, and (in so barking,) ringing a hideous peal, constitute the ..."

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