Definition of otterhound in English:


Syllabification: ot·ter·hound
Pronunciation: /ˈätərˌhound


  • A large dog of a breed with a long rough coat, used in otter hunting.
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    • Some people who write about otterhounds claim that the breed ‘was first mentioned in about 1175 during the reign of Henry II,’ but they invariably fail to mention where this mention occurred.
    • It is run by a man who loves otterhounds, miniature steam railways and the saxophone.

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