Sleuthhound
Sleuthhound Sleuth"hound`, n. [See {Sleuth}, and cf. {Slothound}.] (Zo["o]l.) A hound that tracks animals by the scent; specifically, a bloodhound. [Spelt variously {slouthhound}, {sluthhound}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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  • sleuthhound — noun Etymology: 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 Date: 1850 detective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sleuthhound — /sloohth hownd /, n. 1. a bloodhound. 2. a detective. [1325 75; ME sloth track, trail ( < ON sloth) + HOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sleuthhound — sleuth•hound [[t]ˈsluθˌhaʊnd[/t]] n. 1) a bloodhound 2) a detective • Etymology: 1350–1400; late ME (Scots)sleuthhund=sleuth(ME sloth track, trail < ON slōth) +hund hound …   From formal English to slang

  • sleuthhound — /ˈsluθhaʊnd/ (say sloohthhownd) noun → bloodhound …   Australian English dictionary

  • sleuthhound — noun 1. a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking • Syn: ↑bloodhound • Hypernyms: ↑hound, ↑hound dog 2. a detective who follows a trail • Syn: ↑sleuth …   Useful english dictionary

  • slouthhound — Sleuthhound Sleuth hound , n. [See {Sleuth}, and cf. {Slothound}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A hound that tracks animals by the scent; specifically, a bloodhound. [Spelt variously {slouthhound}, {sluthhound}, etc.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sluthhound — Sleuthhound Sleuth hound , n. [See {Sleuth}, and cf. {Slothound}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A hound that tracks animals by the scent; specifically, a bloodhound. [Spelt variously {slouthhound}, {sluthhound}, etc.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slothhound — Sloth hound , n. [See {Slot} a track, and cf. {Sleuthhound}.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Sleuthhound}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slow|hound — «SLOH HOWND», noun. = sleuthhound. (Cf. ↑sleuthhound) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slowhound — Slow hound , n. A sleuthhound. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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