Definition of Hounding

1. n. The act of one who hounds.



Definition of Hounding

1. Verb. (present participle of hound#Verb hound) ¹

2. Noun. Pursuit, especially when persistent or relentless. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) The part of a mast below the hounds and above the deck. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hounding

1. hound [v] - See also: hound

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hounding

houmuses
hound
hound's-tongue
hound's-tooth check
hound's tongue
hound-dog facies
hound dog
hound dogs
hound shark
hound sharks
hounded
hounder
hounders
houndfish
houndfishes
hounding (current term)
houndings
hounds
houndsteeth
houndstooth
houndstooth check
houngan
houngans
houp
houpelande
houpelandes
houppelande
houppelandes
hour
hour angle

Literary usage of Hounding

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1. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... The ban of Church and State, the fierce mob'e hounding down. To hold liia way against the public frown, For while he wrought with strenuous will The ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Spenser niso uses it: The Latin name, Which mear'd her rule with ifric and with Byte. For hounding and wearing, to him that will keepe it Ruins of S., ..."

3. The Future of German Industrial Exports: Practical Suggestions for by Siegfried Herzog (1918)
"... CHAPTER SIX THE CHINESE WALL OF SECRECY hounding Allied Money Out of Germany!—"Capital Does Not Exist Independently of the State"—Prods to Speed Up ..."

4. The English Revolution of the Twentieth Century: A Prospective History by Henry Lazarus (1897)
"hounding DESPAIR INTO DESPERATION. " HUNGER HALL" is a filthy, bare, dismantled bam of considerable dimensions. It is night. The dismal place is faintly ..."

5. Documents Accompanying the Journal by Michigan Legislature. Senate (1871)
"L. Burrow, IR Livingston, and 5000 others, of Saginaw county, against the passage of the bill in relation to the hounding of deer; Referred to the committee ..."

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