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: any of various large swift powerful hounds of great endurance used in hunting foxes and developed to form several breeds and many distinctive strains — compare american foxhound, english foxhound
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circa 1763, in the meaning defined above
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: a type of quick and strong dog that is often trained to hunt foxes
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