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buckhound

[buhk-hound]
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noun
  1. a hound trained to hunt bucks and other game.
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Origin of buckhound

First recorded in 1520–30; buck1 + hound1
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  • I attribute the extraordinary sagacity of the buckhound to the manner in which he is treated.

    Dog Breaking

    William Nelson Hutchinson


British Dictionary definitions for buckhound

buckhound

noun
  1. a hound, smaller than a staghound, used for hunting the smaller breeds of deer, esp fallow deer
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