English foxhound

English foxhound
noun Date: 1845 any of a breed of medium-sized foxhounds developed in England and characterized by a muscular body, bi- or tri-colored short coat, and lightly fringed tail

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  • English Foxhound — Infobox Dogbreed altname = Foxhound akcgroup = Hounds akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/english foxhound/index.cfm country = Great Britain England name = English Foxhound kcukgroup = Hound kcukstd = http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/item/26… …   Wikipedia

  • English foxhound — noun an English breed slightly larger than the American foxhounds originally used to hunt in packs • Hypernyms: ↑foxhound * * * noun 1. usually capitalized E&F : a breed of foxhounds developed in England and characterized by a large heavily boned …   Useful english dictionary

  • English foxhound — one of an English breed of medium sized hunting dogs, slightly larger than the American foxhound, having a short, dense, glossy coat, in combinations of black, tan, or white, with low set ears, and very straight legs, originally used for hunting… …   Universalium

  • Foxhound inglés — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Foxhound Nombres alternativos Foxhound inglés País de origen …   Wikipedia Español

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  • foxhound — [fäks′hound΄] n. a hound of either of two breeds (American foxhound and English foxhound) with a close, hard coat of black, tan, and white and ears set close to the head: the English breed has a heavier build, but both are noted for their… …   English World dictionary

  • Foxhound — bezeichnet als Hunderasse den English Foxhound American Foxhound als HMS Foxhound sechs Schiffe der Royal Navy, darunter die HMS Foxhound (H69) Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • foxhound — /foks hownd /, n. any of several breeds of medium sized hounds trained to hunt foxes and having a glossy coat in combinations of black, tan, and white. Cf. American foxhound, English foxhound. [1755 65; FOX + HOUND1] * * * Either of two breeds of …   Universalium

  • Foxhound — A foxhound is a type of large hunting hound. Foxhounds hunt in packs and, like all scent hounds, have a strong sense of smell. They are used in hunts for foxes, hence the name. When out hunting they are followed usually on horseback and will… …   Wikipedia

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