boarhound


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boar·hound

 (bôr′hound′)
n.
A large dog, such as the Great Dane, used originally for hunting wild boars.

boarhound

(ˈbɔːˌhaʊnd)
n
(Animals) a hound used to chase boar
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Noun1.boarhound - large hound used in hunting wild boars
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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If Apollo and the other gods will grant our prayer, your own boarhounds shall get you into some quiet little place, and worry you to death."
A trap was set with a cage over the drain opening and Orenzo - "armed with a heavy revolver and accompanied by a boarhound" - approached the lion, firing two shots.
Hagrid's dog is a boarhound, or Great Dane, in JK Rowling's books but was played by Neapolitan Mastiffs in the films.
What was the name of Hagrid's cowardly "boarhound" in Harry 7.
A trap was set with a cage over the drain opening and Orenzo, 'armed with a heavy revolver and accompanied by a boarhound' approached the lion, firing two shots.
A trap was set with a cage over the drain opening and Orenzo, 'armed with a heavy revolved and accompanied by a boarhound' approached the lion, firing two shots.