staghound

play
noun stag·hound \ˈstag-ˌhau̇nd\

Definition of staghound

  1. :  a hound formerly used in hunting the stag and other large animals; specifically :  a large heavy hound resembling the English foxhound

First Known Use of staghound

1707

Learn More about staghound


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up staghound? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an incorrigible rascal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!