Limehound
Limehound Lime"hound` (l[imac]m"hound`), n. [Lime a leash + hound.] A dog used in hunting the wild boar; a leamer. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • limehound — variant of lyam hound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Limer — Lim er (l[imac]m [ e]r), n. A limehound; a limmer. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limmer — Lim mer, n. [F. limier. See {Leamer}.] 1. A limehound; a leamer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A mongrel, as a cross between the mastiff and hound. [1913 Webster] 3. A low, base fellow; also, a prostitute. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] Thieves, limmers,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lym — Lym, or Lymhound Lym hound , n. A dog held in a leam; a bloodhound; a limehound. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lymhound — Lym Lym, or Lymhound Lym hound , n. A dog held in a leam; a bloodhound; a limehound. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trail — (tr[=a]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trailing}.] [OE. trailen, OF. trailler to trail a deer, or hunt him upon a cold scent, also, to hunt or pursue him with a limehound, F. trailler to trail a fishing line; probably from a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trailed — Trail Trail (tr[=a]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trailing}.] [OE. trailen, OF. trailler to trail a deer, or hunt him upon a cold scent, also, to hunt or pursue him with a limehound, F. trailler to trail a fishing line;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trailing — Trail Trail (tr[=a]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trailing}.] [OE. trailen, OF. trailler to trail a deer, or hunt him upon a cold scent, also, to hunt or pursue him with a limehound, F. trailler to trail a fishing line;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”