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A large white or light-colored hound having long hanging ears and large flews, formerly used in England for tracking and hunting.
[Middle English, personal name, from Old French.]
(Breeds) (formerly) an ancient breed of large hound, usually white or light-coloured, having pendulous ears and strong powers of scent
[C16: supposed to have been brought to England by the Talbot family]
(Biography) (William Henry) Fox. 1800–77, British scientist, a pioneer of photography, who developed the calotype process