sleuthhound

[ slooth-hound ]
/ ˈsluθˌhaʊnd /

noun

a bloodhound.
a detective.

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Origin of sleuthhound

1325–75; Middle English sloth track, trail (<Old Norse slōth) + hound1

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British Dictionary definitions for sleuthhound

sleuthhound
/ (ˈsluːθˌhaʊnd) /

noun

a dog trained to track people, esp a bloodhound
an informal word for detective
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