hound dog


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Noun1.hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping earshound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
hunting dog - a dog used in hunting game
Afghan hound, Afghan - tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East
basset, basset hound - smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears
beagle - a small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound
bloodhound, sleuthhound - a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking
bluetick - a very fast American hound; white mottled with bluish grey
boarhound - large hound used in hunting wild boars
coonhound - any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons
foxhound - medium-sized glossy-coated hounds developed for hunting foxes
harrier - a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits
Plott hound - a brindle-coated American hound used in hunting bears and wild boars
redbone - a speedy red or red-and-tan American hound
wolfhound - the largest breed of dogs; formerly used to hunt wolves
greyhound - a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog
Ibizan hound, Ibizan Podenco - breed of slender agile medium-sized hound found chiefly in the Balearic Islands; said to have been bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt
elkhound, Norwegian elkhound - breed of compact medium-sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elk
otter hound, otterhound - hardy British hound having long pendulous ears and a thick coarse shaggy coat with an oily undercoat; bred for hunting otters
gazelle hound, Saluki - old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia
deerhound, Scottish deerhound - very large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deer; known as the royal dog of Scotland
staghound - a large heavy hound formerly used in hunting stags and other large game; similar to but larger than a foxhound
Weimaraner - large breed of hound having a smooth greyish coat; originated in Germany
pack - a group of hunting animals
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She just stood there and looked at me--at us--like a loving hound dog that you love, that you've caught with a string of sausages inside of him, and that just knows you ain't going to lift a hand to him.
Paloma's old knees were shaking, and she cringed to him like a hound dog. And all this in my own house!
In signifying on the song and story of Big Mama Thornton, Elvis Presley, and "Hound Dog," Walker's crucial "difference" comes in the fact that Traynor seeks to understand the meaning of the song he sings by pursuing his relationship with its creator.
He wrote an excellent historical account of the New England Town Meeting (1940), later went on to the first of his humorous writings, Pre-Natal Care for Fathers (1941), described his marriage and experiences on his Maine farm in The Farmer Takes a Wife (1945); Neither Hay Nor Grass (1951); The Fastest Hound Dog in the State of Maine (1953).
A 14-year-old resident says her hound dog, Allie, scared him away.
He was there for Presley's extraordinary first wave of success, from such hit singles as "Hound Dog" and "Jailhouse Rock" to his provocative appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and other TV programs.
It includes live versions of Hound Dog and Burning Love, managing to make them sound even more exciting, alongside staples such as Love Me Tender, All Shook Up and T-R-O-U-B-L-E.
"Rodeo Red" is a fun, fast, bouncy picture book for young children with a cowgirl heroine, Rodeo Red and her hound dog, Rusty.
Meanwhile, Presley's widow Priscilla had to publicly request the fans to "calm down" after news of singer's two jets, Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II, about to be removed their Graceland home went viral.
She is taking Hound Dog up to the Edinburgh Festival from this week and will be staging it there while she is appearing in two of her acclaimed solo shows - Double Booked and Something Fishy.
Ultravox frontman Midge Ure said: "We are extremely pleased to be given this honorary No1, especially as Strawberry Fields, Hound Dog and Wonderwall were also in the running."
Harry is the author of seven books including The Far Corner, Hound Dog Days and his latest book Slipless in Settle, which won the Best Cricket Book at the 2011 British Sports Book Awards.