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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Which dog is a cross of a Welsh Terrier and an Otter Hound and takes its name from a valley in West Riding of Yorkshire?
Which dog is across of a Welsh Terrier and an Otter Hound and takes its name from a valley in West Riding of Yorkshire?
(2) Ripley, 15-week-old otter hound, tries to grab a bag of doggy treats as owner Lea Norton of Holliston tries to get one out for a reward during a recent class at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Grafton.
The otter hound had been reported missing on Sunday night by its owner.