foxhound

noun fox·hound \ ˈfäks-ˌhau̇nd \

Definition of foxhound

: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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First Known Use of foxhound

circa 1763


FOXHOUND Defined for English Language Learners

foxhound

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Definition of foxhound for English Language Learners

  • : a type of quick and strong dog that is often trained to hunt foxes


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