coondog


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coondog

(ˈkuːnˌdɒɡ)
n
(Animals) a dog that has been trained to hunt raccoons, or, specifically, a coonhound
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Noun1.coondog - any dog trained to hunt raccoons
coonhound - any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons
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Competitive speedeater Dave "Coondog" O'Karma made a powerful case with research and evidence he brought to Coughlin.
That Bud is representative, if in an extreme evolutionary form, of the people of the town is endorsed in an amusing encounter on his second night with a group of hunters, local "old boys" who escape to the nightwoods to drink and tell hunting tales with no intention of sleeping, or serious hunting, or getting close to nature, although Frazier does allow them "religious moments of silence and clarity listening to coondogs singing in the distance" (229).