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buckhound

[buhk-hound] /ˈbʌkˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
a hound trained to hunt bucks and other game.
Origin of buckhound
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30; buck1 + hound1
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  • I attribute the extraordinary sagacity of the buckhound to the manner in which he is treated.

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buckhound

/ˈbʌkˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
a hound, smaller than a staghound, used for hunting the smaller breeds of deer, esp fallow deer
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