otter hound


one of an English breed of water dogs having a thick, shaggy, oily coat, trained to hunt otter.

1600–10; otter + hound1 Unabridged
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otter hound
a dog used for otter hunting, esp one of a breed, now rare, that stands about 60 cm (24 in.) high and has a harsh thick coat, often greyish with tan markings

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