otterhound

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noun ot·ter·hound \ˈä-tər-ˌhau̇nd\

Definition of otterhound

  1. :  any of a breed of large hounds that originated in Great Britain and have a rough outer and inner coat, webbed feet, and a keen sense of smell

Origin and Etymology of otterhound

from its use in hunting otters


First Known Use: 1575


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