one of a breed of medium- to large-sized dogs, usually having a black-and-tan coat, very long ears, loose skin, and an acute sense of smell: used chiefly for following human scents.
a person who is a steadfast pursuer.
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How to use bloodhound in a sentence
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Jimmy says the way his bloodhound had worked it all out made even Jones minimus gasp.
Of course Jimmy knew how old Faithful had done it, but then he knew what a really prize bloodhound is capable of.
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British Dictionary definitions for bloodhound
a large breed of hound having a smooth glossy coat of red, tan, or black and loose wrinkled skin on its head: formerly much used in tracking and police work
informal a detective
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