- nounan American breed of foxhounds used for hunting both in packs and individually• Hypernyms: ↑foxhound
* * *nounUsage: usually capitalized A: a foxhound of a breed developed in America largely from English stock being slightly smaller than the English foxhound with longer ears, a dense hard glossy coat usually of black, tan, and white, straight strong forelegs, and very powerful hindquarters
* * *one of an American breed of medium-sized dogs having a smooth, glossy coat usually black, tan, and white in color, a square-cut muzzle, hanging ears, and a moderately high-set tail, used for hunting both in packs or individually, tailing the game by scent. Cf. English foxhound.[1890-95]
* * *American foxhound,a usually white, medium-sized hunting dog with different-sized patches of black or tan, or both. It is trained to hunt foxes by following their foot scent.
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American foxhound — noun Date: circa 1891 any of a breed of foxhounds developed in the United States that are smaller than the English foxhound but with longer ears and a short glossy coat usually of black, tan, and white … New Collegiate Dictionary
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