Definition of English foxhound

1. Noun. An English breed slightly larger than the American foxhounds originally used to hunt in packs.

Generic synonyms: Foxhound

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Literary usage of English foxhound

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1. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1898)
"Some years ago (more t han thirty) I had a great deal to do with crossing the Rough Welsh Hound with the english foxhound, and the first cross were usually ..."

2. Cross Country with Horse and Hound by Frank Sherman Peer (1902)
"But even if this evidence, and more of the same sort, were entirely lacking, there are most unmistakable traces in the english foxhound, as he stands to-day ..."

3. The Hunting Field with Horse and Hound in America: The British Isles and France by Frank Sherman Peer (1910)
"In "Cross Country with Horse and Hound," the writer said in substance: "The english foxhound as he stands to-day, is the highest example of the art and ..."

4. The Show Dog: Being a Book Devoted to Describing the Cardinal Virtues and by Harry Woodworth Huntington (1901)
"The harrier is probably little else than a small-sized english foxhound. ... The standard is about the same as the english foxhound, except that the head, ..."

5. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"A cross with the english foxhound has been tried by some Masters. Opinions differ widely as to the result: it seems to be generally agreed that ..."

6. My Dog and I: Being a Concise Treatise of the Various Breeds of Dogs, Their by Harry Woodworth Huntington (1897)
"Is little else than a small-sized english foxhound. ... Vain The points are same as those of the english foxhound, except that the head is wider and heavier ..."

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