otter hound


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otter hound

n
(Breeds) a dog used for otter hunting, esp one of a breed, now rare, that stands about 60 cm (24 in.) high and has a harsh thick coat, often greyish with tan markings
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Noun1.otter hound - hardy British hound having long pendulous ears and a thick coarse shaggy coat with an oily undercoatotter hound - hardy British hound having long pendulous ears and a thick coarse shaggy coat with an oily undercoat; bred for hunting otters
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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2) Ripley, 15-week-old otter hound, tries to grab a bag of doggy treats as owner Lea Norton of Holliston tries to get one out for a reward during a recent class at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Grafton.
The otter hound had been reported missing on Sunday night by its owner.
HARRY the otter hound was saved from drowning by his little friend Bobby the terrier.