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buckhound

[ buhk-hound ]
/ ˈbʌkˌhaʊnd /
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noun
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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How to use buckhound in a sentence

  • 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
/ (ˈbʌkˌhaʊnd) /

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