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bloodhound

noun blood·hound \ˈbləd-ˌhand\

: a large dog that has very long ears and a very good sense of smell and that is often used for finding people and for hunting

Full Definition of BLOODHOUND

1
:  any of a breed of large powerful hounds of European origin remarkable for acuteness of smell
2
:  a person keen in pursuit
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First Known Use of BLOODHOUND

14th century
BLOODHOUND Defined for Kids

bloodhound

noun blood·hound \ˈbləd-ˌhand\

Definition of BLOODHOUND for Kids

:  a large hound with long drooping ears, a wrinkled face, and a very good sense of smell

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