any of various large dogs, especially a Great Dane, used originally for hunting wild boars.
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How to use boarhound in a sentence
The boarhound, as if conscious of this appeal to his chivalry, turned a knowing eye on the two girls.The Tangled Skein | Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
The gray boarhound paced nervously and growled from time to time.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel | Robert Shea
Indeed, early in the feast the Duke of Quelqueparte benevolently tosses a slice of venison to a fine boarhound.Life on a Mediaeval Barony | William Stearns Davis
Lorenzo had given the great boarhound a stern lecture, after which Scipio docilely allowed David to lead him on a leash.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel | Robert Shea
A huge Danish boarhound, conscious that he was spoken of, looked up and appeared to sanction the use of his name.It Never Can Happen Again | William De Morgan