sleuthhound

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sleuth·​hound | \ ˈslüth-ˌhau̇nd How to pronounce sleuthhound (audio) \

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the fictional sleuthhound Miss Marple is notable for her age as well as for her understanding of human nature, both of them being rather advanced

First Known Use of sleuthhound

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sleuthhound

Middle English (Scots) sleuth hund, a kind of bloodhound, from Middle English sleuth, sloith, sloth track of an animal or person (from Old Norse slōth) + hund hound

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The first known use of sleuthhound was in 1850

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“Sleuthhound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sleuthhound. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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