otter hound

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otter hound

n
(Breeds) a dog used for otter hunting, esp one of a breed, now rare, that stands about 60 cm (24 in.) high and has a harsh thick coat, often greyish with tan markings
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Noun1.otter hound - hardy British hound having long pendulous ears and a thick coarse shaggy coat with an oily undercoatotter hound - hardy British hound having long pendulous ears and a thick coarse shaggy coat with an oily undercoat; bred for hunting otters
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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The breed's varied lines I were once called the Chesapeake Bay Duck Dog, Brown Winchester, Otter Dog, Newfoundland Duck Dog and the Red Chester Ducking Dog.