foxhound

Definitions:

  • Any of various medium-sized short-haired hounds developed for fox hunting, especially the English foxhound or the American foxhound.
  • A hound for chasing foxes: a variety of hound in which are combined, in the highest degree of excellence, fleetness, strength, spirit, fine scent, perseverance, and subordination.
  • One of a special breed of hounds used for chasing foxes.
  • A breed of medium sized <xref>dog</xref> bred for <xref>hunting</xref>.
  • medium-sized glossy-coated hounds developed for hunting foxes
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