English foxhound

noun

: any of a breed of medium-sized foxhounds developed in England and characterized by a muscular body, bi- or tri-colored short coat, and lightly fringed tail

Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of English foxhound was in 1845

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“English foxhound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20foxhound. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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