black and tan coonhound

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black′ and tan′ coon′hound

one of an American breed of large, powerful hounds with a short black-and-tan coat and low-set, drooping ears, used esp. for hunting raccoons.
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Ordinarily, this is his own well-behaved, calm Black and Tan Coonhound, Cole, but for his week of dog-sitting, he brought Woody to work--with mixed results.
The purebred Black and Tan Coonhound has now officially the Longest Ears on a Living Dog, at more than two foot long.
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