bluetick


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bluetick

(ˈbluːˌtɪk)
n
a type of coonhound commonly bred in the southern United States
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Noun1.bluetick - a very fast American hound; white mottled with bluish grey
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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Toward the end of my second season, all I had to show for my effort was a lot of miles on snowshoes, several chases won by the cat, and a Bluetick hound that was smarter than he'd been when I picked him out of the litter box.
The Bluetick Coonhound is one of the breeds of hound used for raccoon hunting; others include the Redbone Coonhound, the Treeing Walker Coonhound and the Black and Tan Coonhound.
All the canine noise sounded like the voices of a beagle or a basset chasing a rabbit or a bluetick or redbone hound trailing a raccoon.
A dog, a bluetick with a chunk missing from its ear, barked and panted on the ground beneath him.
By some fluke, I open it at a page describing Washington's expertise at breeding hunting dogs, one of which he called "the Virginian hound." He also bred Bluetick coonhounds from a set of five English foxhounds given to him by the French General Lafayette in 1770.
Suriya the orang-utan and Roscoe the bluetick coonhound palled up after meeting at The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
They hunt because they live, and they feel the blood rise with the moon and must run their bluetick hounds or set their traps.