English version

bloodhound

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals, Outdoor
bloodhoundblood‧hound /ˈblʌdhaʊnd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBADLOa large dog with a very good sense of smell, often used for hunting
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bloodhoundIn this respect the role of an auditor may be likened to that of a watchdog rather than a bloodhound.At least one was a good bloodhound.And Rathbone would be on the case, with his bloodhound and magnifying glass.I now understood how bloodhounds were able to follow criminals by their scent.They would never give up searching - they were like bloodhounds after guinea-fowl.But in that she hadn't counted on Lori's erratic travelling or on Travis McKenna's bloodhound instincts.Now, I've thrown the bloodhounds because they wouldn't stop interfering, trying to be smart.The bloodhounds and ambulance chasers poured in after that.
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