Definitions

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  • n. A sleuthhound (type of dog).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sleuthhound.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sleuth-hound.

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Examples

  • They were, although of different qualities, as well matched for device and execution of criminal projects as the greyhound is to destroy the game which the slowhound raises, or the slowhound to track the prey which the gazehound discovers by the eye.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • The slowhound, or lyme dog, luckily for Simon, had drenched his nose in the blood of the deer, else he might have found the glover's lair in the thicket; but its more acute properties of scent being lost, it followed tranquilly with the gazehounds.

    The Fair Maid of Perth St. Valentine's Day

  • The slowhound, or lyme dog, luckily for Simon, had drenched his nose in the blood of the deer, else he might have found the glover’s lair in the thicket; but its more acute properties of scent being lost, it followed tranquilly with the gazehounds.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

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