from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various smooth-coated hounds of a breed developed in the southeast United States to hunt raccoons.
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- n. Any of several breeds of dog.
- n. A dog of that breed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons
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It begins with Pepper's theft of a bluetick coonhound from the leader of an outlaw biker gang.
Illinois has landed the Professional Kennel Club's world coonhound championships, a 10-day event that had been held in Kentucky for nearly two decades.
Yes | No | Report from Riverridge wrote 32 weeks 5 days ago what about a good ole treeing walker coonhound I owned and hunted them for 29 years and you want find a better pet thier a very gentle dog that can also be used for big game besr cat etc
Notable breeds in this group include the beagle, basset hound, bloodhound, and the new breed for 2012—the American English coonhound.
American English Coonhound: I know this coonhound has waited awhile to make it into the WKC show, but I just don't see any star power from this guy.
Six breeds Cane Corso, Leonberger, Icelandic sheepdog, Bluetick coonhound, Redbone coonhound and Boykin spaniel are entered for the first time.
He would tree squirrels, flush quail, chase rabbits to me and even run coons alongside our Redbone coonhound.
She refuses to cooperate unless she can get her dog, a bluetick coonhound, from Bugg, so her attorney hires Pepper to steal the dog.
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.
As I argued here, tar baby is known primarily as a derogatory term and its connotations are so strong that it is used about as innocently as the deliberate malapropisms (or wicked homonyms) “niggardly” and “coonhound.”