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Hunting Dogs

noun, Astronomy.
the constellation Canes Venatici. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • They were much esteemed as hunting-dogs by the Persians, and formed an important article of commerce.

  • In four seconds she'd be like a rabbit among a pack of hunting-dogs.

    The U-boat hunters James B. Connolly
  • Oh, nothing,” replied the Man; “only last evening I fed nine hunting-dogs, and they are trying with all their might to get out!

    The Russian Grandmother's Wonder Tales Louise Seymour Houghton
  • Here, too, he had his hounds and other hunting-dogs to beat up the game for which the banks of Elk River are yet famous.

  • Then he incites and cries to him, as he would do to hunting-dogs.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
  • Tell me, Prince of Tishnar, what is this story you seem to be whispering about my hunting-dogs?

    The Three Mulla-mulgars Walter De La Mare
  • We have many early proofs that India possessed an indigenous breed of hunting-dogs of noble and somewhat fierce character.

  • Faris Effendi had one passion—his slks or hunting-dogs, which he petted almost like children.

    Tent Work in Palestine Claude Reignier Conder
  • The battle of the Somme was the most favorable for solitary airplanes, or airplanes coupled like hunting-dogs.

    Georges Guynemer Henry Bordeaux
  • Bring your hunting-dogs into the open snow here out of their dens and lairs and shadows.

    The Three Mulla-mulgars Walter De La Mare

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