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lyam-hound

[lahy-uh m-hound]
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noun Archaic.
  1. a bloodhound.

Origin of lyam-hound

1520–30; obsolete lyam leash (< Middle French liemLatin ligāmen a band, tie, equivalent to ligā(re) to tie + -men noun suffix) + hound1
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