Definition of Foxhound

1. Noun. Medium-sized glossy-coated hounds developed for hunting foxes.




Definition of Foxhound

1. n. One of a special breed of hounds used for chasing foxes.

Definition of Foxhound

1. Noun. NATO reporting name for the Soviet Mig 31 aircraft. ¹

2. Noun. A breed of medium sized dog bred for hunting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foxhound

1. a hunting dog [n -S]

Medical Definition of Foxhound

1. One of a special breed of hounds used for chasing foxes. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxhound

foxberry
foxcore
foxed
foxery
foxes
foxes in the henhouse
foxfire
foxfires
foxfish
foxfishes
foxglove
foxglove family
foxgloves
foxhole
foxholes
foxhound (current term)
foxhounds
foxhunt
foxhunted
foxhunter
foxhunters
foxhunting
foxhuntings
foxhunts
foxie
foxier
foxies
foxiest
foxily
foxiness

Literary usage of Foxhound

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

1. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1882)
"Nose combined with speed and stoutness have always been considered as the essentials for the foxhound ; but of late years, owing to the enormous " fields ..."

2. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1878)
"No dog has for so long a time been carefully bred, reared, and trained in large numbers as the English foxhound. Tip to the time of the passing of the ..."

3. The Complete Dog Book by William A. Bruette (1922)
"THE foxhound It has been claimed that the foxhound is the most perfect ... The foxhound is said to be the result of a cross between the Bloodhound and the ..."

4. The Twentieth Century Dog by Herbert Compton (1904)
"THE foxhound THE ideal dog of all time and all races—the canine personification of perfection—the glass of fashion and the mould of form in its symmetry, ..."

5. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1897)
"THE foxhound. THE most perfect of his race is the foxhound— perfect in shape, in pace, in nose, in courage. Not one of his canine companions is his equal, ..."

6. Hunt's Yachting Magazine (1872)
"Alcyone passed flag-boat at 1 li., with Myosotis one minute astern, and Alceste two minutes astern, with Eveleen third boat, and foxhound fourth. ..."

7. The Sporting Dog by Joseph Alexander Graham (1904)
"... Ah\xn\<> »\lM^Ko( Mr- M*lh*i'* k»i\n»l fey s\v»)«nrm thit AMERICAN foxhound. JULY STRAIN York*. Puppy. ..."

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