drag hound

draghound

[drag-hound]
noun
a hound for use in following a hunting drag, specifically bred for speed and stamina rather than subtlety of sense of smell.

Origin:
1880–85; drag + hound1

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draghound (ˈdræɡˌhaʊnd)
 
n
a hound used to follow an artificial trail of scent in a drag hunt

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