bluetick

noun
blue·tick | \ˈblü-ˌtik \

Definition of bluetick 

: any of a breed of tricolor coonhounds of American origin having the white areas of the coat usually heavily ticked with black

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An officer found a stray bluetick coonhound with no identification. Washington Post, "Alexandria and Arlington Animal Watch," 6 June 2017

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First Known Use of bluetick

1890, in the meaning defined above

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