otterhound

[ ot-er-hound ]
/ ˈɒt ərˌhaʊnd /
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noun

one of an English breed of water dogs having a thick, shaggy, oily coat, trained to hunt otter.

Nearby words

  1. otter shrew,
  2. otter trawl,
  3. otterbein,
  4. otterbein, philip william,
  5. otterburn,
  6. otto,
  7. otto cycle,
  8. otto i,
  9. otto ii,
  10. otto iii

Origin of otterhound

First recorded in 1600–10; otter + hound1

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Examples from the Web for otterhound

  • The otterhound donated the size and the love of the water, and all the terrier blood made him a terrier in spite of his size.

    The Airedale|Williams Haynes