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bloodhound Syllabification: blood·hound
Pronunciation: /ˈblədˌhound/

Definition of bloodhound in English:


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A large hound of a breed with a very keen sense of smell, used in tracking.
Example sentences
  • No trail is laid or dragged and the bloodhounds have such a keen sense of smell that they can follow the scent left by the running shoes.
  • Melena, with senses as keen as a bloodhound's, tracked him down easily and barred his escape.
  • You asked about whether bloodhounds were pack hounds.
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