from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dog used for tracking or pursuing, such as a bloodhound. Also called sleuth.
- n. A detective.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A working dog who tracks or pursues e.g. a wanted criminal
- n. a detective, a sleuth
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hound that tracks animals by the scent; specifically, a bloodhound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bloodhound.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking
- n. a detective who follows a trail
To Oscar it spoke volumes, and he knew that his faithful strategist had succeeded in falling to a trail; and he knew that he would soon be on the trail like a sleuthhound following its prey.
From that instant, all pretenses were abandoned, Robert was a sleuthhound on a keen scent.
However, the methodical sleuthhound ran his quarry to earth a year or two later, just as he had put the finishing touches to his great
He knows absolutely nothing about the manifestations of the disorder, to begin with; but that is of no consequence, for the world is open to observation; and the note-book, the inquiring mind, and the sleuthhound patience are all as available as ever.
Jimmy above stairs and Spike Mullins below, that sleuthhound would have his hands full.
Could you be a sleuthhound, Bill -- one of those that travel on their stomachs very noiselessly?
State, sleuthhound without a peer, threw up his hands in a gesture of odd hopelessness.
The detective paid no attention, his face had hardened, he seemed every inch the remorseless sleuthhound of the law.
She was working like a regular sleuthhound, now, too, slowly, picking up the trail and following it, baying as she went.
"The instinct of the sleuthhound," he said to himself, "is all very well, but why on earth haven't I told Furley about the car?"