sleuthhound

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noun sleuth·hound \ˈslüth-ˌhau̇nd\

Definition of sleuthhound

Examples of sleuthhound in a sentence

  1. 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

Origin and Etymology of 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


First Known Use: 1850



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