tracker dog


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tracker dog

n
(Animals) a dog specially trained to hunt fugitives or to search for missing people
Translations
كَلْب أثَر
policejní pesslídič
sporhund
nyomkereső kutya
sliedič
polis köpeği

tracker dog

nSpürhund m

tracker dog

[ˈtrækəˌdɒg] n (Brit) → cane m poliziotto inv

track

(trӕk) noun
1. a mark left, especially a footprint etc. They followed the lion's tracks.
2. a path or rough road. a mountain track.
3. (also ˈracetrack) a course on which runners, cyclists etc race. a running track; (also adjective) the 100 metres sprint and other track events.
4. a railway line.
verb
to follow (eg an animal) by the marks, footprints etc that it has left. They tracked the wolf to its lair.
ˈtrack-suit noun
a warm suit worn by athletes etc when exercising, or before and after performing.
in one's tracks
where one stands or is. He stopped dead in his tracks.
keep/lose track of
(not) to keep oneself informed about (the progress or whereabouts of). I've lost track of what is happening.
make tracks (for)
to depart, or set off (towards). We ought to be making tracks (for home).
track down
to pursue or search for (someone or something) until it is caught or found. I managed to track down an old copy of the book.
ˈtracker dog noun
a dog that is trained to find people, drugs, explosives etc.
References in periodicals archive ?
At the hearing in Ruthin yesterday coroner John Gittins read a statement from sergeant Neil Hughes, who said that after Mr MacFarlane's car had been found near Acrefair a tracker dog had followed his scent to a point halfway across the aqueduct.
Police went to the address with a tracker dog which found Lindsay trying to hide nearby.
Nolan left, but was traced by a police tracker dog, who found him nearby.
A tracker dog of the State Drug Control Service found 6.
A cheque from the wallet was found in the teenager's pocket when a police tracker dog found him hiding in undergrowth at Tremorfa Park.
Shared hobbies included dog training in their younger days and Mr Parkes once won Tracker Dog of Great Britain with his dog Ace.
Five years later, a tracker dog search party locates the two girls, who have been living wild in the cabin under the watchful gaze of an invisible presence they refer to as Mama.
A specialist tracker dog was brought from Wales and it traced a trail for over a mile from diabetic Alan's home to a bus stop.
The woman was found at 5am in Oxwich woods by a police tracker dog and his handler.
All 75 pupils at the local Trenode primary school were told to stay at home yesterday as 15 police cars raced to the village together with tracker dog units.
A police tracker dog was called in and it followed John Philip Machell's scent across fields.
DOGGED detective work by a police tracker dog ensured a car thief was brought to justice.