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bea·gle

 (bē′gəl)
n.
A small hound of a breed having short legs, drooping ears, and a smooth coat with white, black, and tan markings.

[Middle English begle, possibly from Old French bee gueule, loudmouth : beer, to gape (variant of baer; see bay2) + gueule, gullet (from Latin gula).]

beagle

(ˈbiːɡəl)
n
1. (Breeds) a small sturdy breed of hound, having a smooth dense coat usually of white, tan, and black; often used (esp formerly) for hunting hares
2. archaic a person who spies on others
vb
(Hunting) (intr) to hunt with beagles, normally on foot
[C15: of uncertain origin]

bea•gle

(ˈbi gəl)

n.
one of a breed of small, compact hounds with drooping ears and usu. a black, tan, and white coat.
[1490–1500; probably < Middle French beegueule one who whines insistently =beer to gape + gueule mouth; see gullet]

beagle


Past participle: beagled
Gerund: beagling

Imperative
beagle
beagle
Present
I beagle
you beagle
he/she/it beagles
we beagle
you beagle
they beagle
Preterite
I beagled
you beagled
he/she/it beagled
we beagled
you beagled
they beagled
Present Continuous
I am beagling
you are beagling
he/she/it is beagling
we are beagling
you are beagling
they are beagling
Present Perfect
I have beagled
you have beagled
he/she/it has beagled
we have beagled
you have beagled
they have beagled
Past Continuous
I was beagling
you were beagling
he/she/it was beagling
we were beagling
you were beagling
they were beagling
Past Perfect
I had beagled
you had beagled
he/she/it had beagled
we had beagled
you had beagled
they had beagled
Future
I will beagle
you will beagle
he/she/it will beagle
we will beagle
you will beagle
they will beagle
Future Perfect
I will have beagled
you will have beagled
he/she/it will have beagled
we will have beagled
you will have beagled
they will have beagled
Future Continuous
I will be beagling
you will be beagling
he/she/it will be beagling
we will be beagling
you will be beagling
they will be beagling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been beagling
you have been beagling
he/she/it has been beagling
we have been beagling
you have been beagling
they have been beagling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been beagling
you will have been beagling
he/she/it will have been beagling
we will have been beagling
you will have been beagling
they will have been beagling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been beagling
you had been beagling
he/she/it had been beagling
we had been beagling
you had been beagling
they had been beagling
Conditional
I would beagle
you would beagle
he/she/it would beagle
we would beagle
you would beagle
they would beagle
Past Conditional
I would have beagled
you would have beagled
he/she/it would have beagled
we would have beagled
you would have beagled
they would have beagled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beagle - a small short-legged smooth-coated breed of houndbeagle - a small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
Translations
bígl
beagle
beaglesnuffelaarspeurneus
bígl
beagle

beagle

[ˈbiːgl] Nsabueso m, beagle m

beagle

[ˈbiːgəl] n (= dog) → beagle m

beagle

nBeagle m (englischer Spürhund)

beagle

[ˈbiːgl] nbracchetto
References in classic literature ?
Both to Captain Fitz Roy and to all the Officers of the Beagle [1] I shall ever feel most thankful for the undeviating kindness with which I was treated during our long voyage.
The Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle includes an account of the Fossil Mammalia, by Professor Owen; of the Living Mammalia, by Mr.
Bynoe, the surgeon of the Beagle, for his very kind attention to me when I was ill at Valparaiso.
cries the squire, turning to Blifil; "I can no more turn her, than a beagle can turn an old hare.
You old flea-headed woodchuck-chaser," I said to him--"you moon- baying, rabbit-pointing, eggstealing old beagle, can't you see that I don't want to leave you?
Parks, one of the founding members of BONES and a member of the rescue organization's board of directors, said at least 100 beagles were at the event that featured agility and other physical tests on the front lawn of Collinswood before heavy rain drove everybody inside or under the food tent about 2 p.
People have the impression this is a thing just for Lord and Lady Such and Such, but there are more than 90,000 of us employed in country sports, and Labor's threatening to take our livelihoods away,'' said John Fretwell, huntsman of the Stowe Beagles, who is the new group's chairman.
He and his colleagues studied 11 elderly purebred beagles and five young beagles.
Judging Time Judges take a close look at some of the beagles in the show COLNE Valley Beagles were hosts to a successful show - even though their own dogs were barred
Beagles and basset hounds: They're super sweet, and a little silly (we know one beagle who spent Thanksgiving night in the emergency room after fracturing her hind leg leaping at a plate of leftover turkey).
Beagles and beagle mixes are the preferred breed for agriculture K9 because of their keen sense of smell, non-threatening size, high-food drive and gentle disposition.
Lovingly made by 41-year-old Gareth Price and his team, building mastermind Paul Adams and designer Gordon Webber, the group spent nearly six months working on the pooch for campaign group Save the Harlan Beagles.