[ ot-er-hound ]
/ ˈɒt ərˌhaʊnd /
one of an English breed of water dogs having a thick, shaggy, oily coat, trained to hunt otter.
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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
British Dictionary definitions for otterhound
a dog used for otter hunting, esp one of a breed, now rare, that stands about 60 cm (24 in.) high and has a harsh thick coat, often greyish with tan markings
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