Arya and The hound have such an interesting relationship now.
In the end, the joke was on both of them: Brienne lost track of Arya and The hound was “killed by a woman.”
During the final fifteen minutes of “Two Swords,” Arya and The hound come across Polliver and his cronies.
“Go on, get it over with—your list of doomed men,” says The hound.
But The hound is just hungry, and no one gets between the scarred warrior and a meal.
Who goes sneakin' off every arternoon with that same cantin' hound of a school-master?
The hound fell without a sound, and with equal ease he slew the second.
Another account, according to Barbour, was that the King's companion lurked in a thicket and shot the hound with an arrow.
The Antelope droves are nearly gone; hound and lead were too much for them.
She guessed you are a hound who can hunt well on a dry scent, and she dared bet you will come in spite of all odds!
Old English hund "dog," from Proto-Germanic *hundas (cf. Old Saxon and Old Frisian hund, Old High German hunt, German Hund, Old Norse hundr, Gothic hunds), from PIE *kuntos, dental enlargement of root *kwon- "dog" (see canine). Meaning narrowed 12c. to "dog used for hunting."
"hunt with hounds," 1520s, from hound (v.). Sense of "pursue relentlessly" is first recorded c.1600. Related: Hounded; hounding.