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lyam-hound

[lahy-uh m-hound] /ˈlaɪ əmˌhaʊnd/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a bloodhound.
Also, lyme-hound.
Origin of lyam-hound
1520-1530
1520-30; obsolete lyam leash (< Middle French liemLatin ligāmen a band, tie, equivalent to ligā(re) to tie + -men noun suffix) + hound1
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