Definition of Hound dog

1. Noun. Any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears.




Definition of Hound dog

1. Noun. (context: Southern US dialectal) Any hound, especially the bloodhound. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hound Dog

houlet
houlets
hoult
hoults
hoummos
hoummoses
hoummous
houmous
houmus
houmuses
hound
hound's-tongue
hound's-tooth check
hound's tongue
hound-dog facies
hound dog (current term)
hound dogs
hound shark
hound sharks
hounded
hounder
hounders
houndfish
houndfishes
hounding
houndings
hounds
houndsteeth
houndstooth
houndstooth check

Literary usage of Hound dog

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1. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"His weapons were an ax, a club, a trap, and a hound dog; possibly he might own an old ... Let the negro ramble about with his hound dog and his war musket; ..."

2. The Midland by Frank Luther Mott, John Towner Frederick (1918)
"Last ten years of his life he lived alone here with a hound dog and used to say ... "Yas, hound dog. Don't know what happened to it when the old man died. ..."

3. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"Blit- zen was the kind of a hound dog that every one liked to kick around — she was absolutely good for nothing, or so we all thought. ..."

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