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hound in Pets topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhoundhound1 /haʊnd/ noun [countable]  1 HBADSOa dog that is fast and has a good sense of smell, used for hunting2 HBADHP informal a dog
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houndThe carcass is then pulled apart, but that is a natural thing for hounds to do.Hark! her hounds are baying through the town.A gangling mixed breed of Labradors and mongrel hounds and terriers.I have been informed that this once happened, with the death of a number of hounds.After a mile or two they passed an old farmer and asked him if he had seen Sir Hugo and the hounds.Soon after, came the hounds.