Definition of staghound in English:

staghound

Syllabification: stag·hound
Pronunciation: /ˈstagˌhound
 
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noun

  • A large dog of a breed used for hunting deer by sight or scent.
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    • In fact I think for every 77 healthy deer killed by the staghounds every year, there are a further 18.5 killed on hunting days and 45.5 casualties on call out days, plus a further 37.2 dead on arrivals.
    • Gun dogs, beagles, carriage horses and staghounds are highly trained and strictly controlled: they are also meticulously presented and in a certain measure put on display.
    • Staghounds have been a part of my life for the past 30 years and I have hunted a large variety of game with these dogs.

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