foxhound

[foks-hound]
noun
any of several breeds of medium-sized hounds trained to hunt foxes and having a glossy coat in combinations of black, tan, and white.


Origin:
1755–65; fox + hound1

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foxhound (ˈfɒksˌhaʊnd)
 
n
either of two breeds (the English and the American) of dog having a short smooth coat and pendent ears. Though not large (height about 60 cm or 23 in.) they have great stamina and are usually kept for hunting foxes

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Shooting preserves and foxhound training enclosures.
In principal, he is not against fox hunting because it does not use firearms but takes exception in foxhound training.
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