hound, hound dog(noun)
any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel(verb)
someone who is morally reprehensible
"you dirty dog"
hound, hunt, trace(verb)
pursue or chase relentlessly
"The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"
A dog, particularly a breed with a good sense of smell developed for hunting other animals. (Hunt hound, Hunting hound, hunting dog, hunter)
Someone who seeks something.
A male who constantly seeks the company of receptive females. In more recent times, hound has been replaced by dog but the sense remains the same.
To persistently harass.
He hounded me for weeks, but I was simply unable to pay back his loan.
Origin: honde < hund, from hundaz (confer West Frisian hûn, Dutch hond, German Hund), from pre-Germanic *ḱu̯n̥-tós (confer Latvian sùnt-ene), englargement of ḱwṓ (cf. Welsh cwn, Tocharian AB ku, Lithuanian šuo).
a variety of the domestic dog, usually having large, drooping ears, esp. one which hunts game by scent, as the foxhound, bloodhound, deerhound, but also used for various breeds of fleet hunting dogs, as the greyhound, boarhound, etc
a despicable person
projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on
a side bar used to strengthen portions of the running gear of a vehicle
to set on the chase; to incite to pursuit; as, to hounda dog at a hare; to hound on pursuers
to hunt or chase with hounds, or as with hounds
Origin: [OE. hound, hund, dog, AS. hund; akin to OS. & OFries. hund, D. hond, G. hund, OHG. hunt, Icel. hundr, Dan. & Sw. hund, Goth. hunds, and prob. to Lith. sz, Ir. & Gael. cu, L. canis, Gr. , , Skr. van. 229. Cf. Canine, Cynic, Kennel.]
A hound is a type of dog that assists hunters by tracking or chasing the animal being hunted. It can be contrasted with the gun dog, which assists hunters by identifying the location of prey and/or recovers shot quarry. There are three types of hound, with several breeds belonging to each type:
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hownd, n. a dog used in hunting: a cur: a caitiff.—v.t. to set on in chase: to hunt: to urge, pursue, harass (with on).—ns. Hound′fish, same as Dogfish; Hounds′-berr′y, the common dogwood; Hound's′-tongue, a plant, so called from the shape of its leaves.—Gabriel hounds, a popular name for the noise made by distant curlews, ascribed to damned souls whipped on by the angel Gabriel; Master of hounds, the master of a pack of hounds. [A.S. hund; Gr. kyōn, kynos, L. canis, Sans. çvan.]
The numerical value of hound in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of hound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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- belästigen, Jagdhund, SchürzenjägerGerman
- κυνηγόσκυλο, λαγωνικόGreek
- ajokoira, vainota, metsästäjä, pukkiFinnish
- chien de chasse, molosse, braqueFrench
- hûnWestern Frisian
- 猟犬, 狩犬Japanese
- ’рт, загарMacedonian
- انجيڠ ڤمبورو, anjing pemburuMalay
- hund, hundseNorwegian
- gończy, ogarPolish
- mulherengo, [[cão]] [[de]] [[caça]], caçadorPortuguese
- гончая, преследовать, охотничья собака, травитьRussian
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