English foxhound


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English foxhound

n.
A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in England for hunting, having a smooth coat variously colored in combinations of black, tan, and white.
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Noun1.English foxhound - an English breed slightly larger than the American foxhounds originally used to hunt in packsEnglish foxhound - an English breed slightly larger than the American foxhounds originally used to hunt in packs
foxhound - medium-sized glossy-coated hounds developed for hunting foxes
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The bottom 10 are the plott coonhound, Dandie Dinmont terrier, Sealyham terrier, German pinscher, Canaan, komondor, American foxhound, harrier, otterhound and, in last place, the English foxhound.
But our fox had the dignity taken from him, of the chance of outwitting, out-running and escaping from his natural predators, the English foxhounds. He has now become just vermin to be shot, poisoned, trapped or dug out of his earth to be bludgeoned or chopped to death with a spade.
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