Origin of foxhound
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Finally, they secured the help of a trapper who owned a big English foxhound.Forest Neighbors</p>
William Davenport Hulbert
The sound was such as is the yelp of a foxhound drawing a cover.The Watchers of the Plains</p>
A foxhound scents the trail of his game and tracks it straight to a killing.If You Don't Write Fiction
Charles Phelps Cushing
The day wore on, and still the French ship kept ahead of the Foxhound.
Every stitch of canvas she could carry was set on board the Foxhound.
- either of two breeds (the English and the American) of dog having a short smooth coat and pendent ears. Though not large (height about 60 cm or 23 in.) they have great stamina and are usually kept for hunting foxes
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Word Origin and History for foxhound
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