Definitions

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  • n. a very fast American hound; white mottled with bluish grey

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Examples

  • The bluetick is a "redshirt freshman" and needs a year to qualify in local competitions,

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  • It begins with Pepper's theft of a bluetick coonhound from the leader of an outlaw biker gang.

    The Fractal Murders: The Story Behind the Story

  • She refuses to cooperate unless she can get her dog, a bluetick coonhound, from Bugg, so her attorney hires Pepper to steal the dog.

    The Fractal Murders: The Story Behind the Story

  • I have a bluetick/beagle mix named Sam and he can't seem to help himself sometimes and just takes off after cats, squirrels, racoons, you name it.

    What Would You Do?

  • Westminster will welcome six more breeds next year, including the bluetick coonhound, best known to sports fans as the Smokey mascot at the University of Tennessee.

    Sadie The Scottish Terrier Wins Westminster Dog Show; Protesters Disrupt Events (PHOTOS)

  • DNA analysis showed Loogie to be a bluetick-spitz mix.

    Report from Week 895

  • That had to be more than sixty years ago now, but in her dream, her bluetick hound had been alive once more, bringing the grubby sand-covered tennis ball back to her time and again so she could throw it.

    TRIAL BY FIRE

  • Beneath a sag of barbed wire was a stiff bluetick hound.

    Burned

  • A bluetick pup lifts her head from the porch, and when she sees Andrew, sprints to greet him, tail stub wagging.

    Tricks

  • Her three hunting dogs, one bluetick and two redbone coonhounds, whined anxiously in their cages in the rear of the car.

    The Rivals

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