draghound

[ drag-hound ]
/ ˈdrægˌhaʊnd /

noun

a hound for use in following a hunting drag, specifically bred for speed and stamina rather than subtlety of sense of smell.

Origin of draghound

First recorded in 1880–85; drag + hound1
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British Dictionary definitions for draghound

draghound

/ (ˈdræɡˌhaʊnd) /

noun

a hound used to follow an artificial trail of scent in a drag hunt
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