What is hound?


A hound is a type of dog that assists hunters by tracking or chasing the animal being hunted. It can be contrasted with the gun dog, which assists hunters by identifying the location of prey and/or recovers shot quarry.

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Lomax, The Hound Of Music
... Lomax, the Hound of Music is a PBS Kids TV series that brings together puppets, humans, live music and animation to promote musical education for children ages 3–7 ... Lomax, the Hound of Music follows the adventures of Lomax (named for American ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax), a good-natured, melody-obsessed puppet pooch, his feline ...
Hound, Hampshire - History
1370, when John de Bothby, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, held the living of Hound ... Ford Chartwell Green Eastleigh Fair Oak Hamble-le-Rice Hedge End Hiltingbury Horton Heath Hound Netley North Stoneham West End ...
Slovenský Kopov - Appearance
... The Slovenský kopov or Slovakian Hound is a typical hunting hound in appearance, with a muscular body, long legs, a long tail, and long drop ears ... Other measurements for the ideal hound are given in the Standard, in order to preserve breed type ... built than the otherwise similar Ogar Polski, the more strongly built hound from Poland ...
Sinhala Hound
... The Sinhala Hound or Sinhalese Hound is a breed of dog from Sri Lanka, and parts of India ... The Sinhala Hound is similar in appearance to the Kadar Dog, the New Guinea Dog and the Dingo ...
Schweizerischer Niederlaufhund - Appearance
... The general appearance is of a hound similar to the Schweizer Laufhund, with a smaller body and shorter legs ... the Schweizerischer Niederlaufhund are arranged by coat colour and texture Small Bernese Hound (Berner Niederlaufhund) - tricolour white, black and tan, tan marks over the eyes ... smooth-haired Small Bernese Hound - short and smooth coat coarse-haired Small Bernese Hound - harsh single coat, small beard on the face Small Jura ...

More definitions of "hound":

  • (verb): Pursue or chase relentlessly.
    Synonyms: hunt, trace
  • (noun): Any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears.
    Synonyms: hound dog

Famous quotes containing the word hound:

    Do you not hear me calling, white deer with no horns?
    I have been changed to a hound with one red ear;
    I have been in the Path of Stones and the Wood of Thorns....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)