American foxhound


Definition of American foxhound

: any of a breed of foxhounds developed in the U.S. that are smaller than the English foxhound but with longer ears and a short glossy coat usually of black, tan, and white

First Known Use of American foxhound

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“American foxhound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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