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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 ?
Well, we had six or seven mangy harriers and beagles belonging to the house, I'll allow, and had had them for years, and that the Doctor put them down.
But the Major-General is quite well and lives in great splendour at O'Dowdstown, with a pack of beagles, and (with the exception of perhaps their neighbour, Hoggarty of Castle Hoggarty) he is the first man of his county.
When we descended I followed Holmes into the stable yard, where he opened the door of a loose-box and led out a squat, lop-eared, white-and-tan dog, something between a beagle and a foxhound.
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?
29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beagle Freedom Project (BFP), an international animal advocacy organization, has secured the release of four young beagles that were used in laboratory experiments in Hungary.
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.
Jealous of home-secure friend beagles Kurt and Gert, Jazmine is a cold, hungry homeless beagle dog who meets Bagel, another street dog who offers her friendship and survival through food.
HOUND PEDIGREE The good news is well-bred hunting beagles are much less expensive than bird dogs.