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English foxhound

noun
1.
one of an English breed of medium-sized hunting dogs, slightly larger than the American foxhound, having a short, dense, glossy coat, in combinations of black, tan, or white, with low-set ears, and very straight legs, originally used for hunting foxes in packs.
Origin of English foxhound
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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