Definition of Buckhound

1. n. A hound for hunting deer.



Definition of Buckhound

1. Noun. (U.K.) A hound for hunting deer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buckhound

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckhound

bucketlike
bucketload
bucketloads
buckets
buckets down
bucketsful
bucketshop
bucketshops
bucketwheel
bucketwheels
buckeye
buckeyes
buckhorn
buckhornite
buckhorns
buckhound (current term)
buckhounds
buckie
buckies
bucking
bucking for
bucking off
buckings
buckish
buckjumper
buckjumpers
buckjumping
buckle
buckle cavity

Literary usage of Buckhound

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"In the Welsh laws of Howel Dda (who died 948) the King's buckhound, or Covert-hound, is valued at a pound, his Greyhound at six-score pence; and, ..."

2. Dog Breaking by William Nelson Hutchinson (1876)
"... education I must attribute the superior excellence of the buckhound, since I have seen highbred fox-hounds do the same under the same good masters. 550. ..."

3. Richard Wagner to Mathilde Wesendonck by Richard Wagner, Mathilde Wesendonck (1905)
"Then in came a magnificent light buckhound, followed by a spendid raven-black Newfoundland of gigantic size; both were indescribably delighted by their ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... buckhound exists to every hundred packs of the true foxhound. The establishment of regular packs of hounds for hunting the fox, the first of which wae ..."

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