Hounds are the name given to several groups of mutant characters from Marvel Comics. This term usually refers to those who track or hunt down mutants while serving a higher authority.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Those projections at the mast-head serving as supports for the trestle-trees of large and rigging of smaller masts to rest upon. With lower masts they are termed cheeks.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Are pieces of wood used in the construction of limbers for gun-carriages to connect the splinter-bar with the axle.
The numerical value of hounds in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of hounds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9