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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking; A detective who follows a trail.

Usage examples (19)
  • From that instant, all pretenses were abandoned, Robert was a sleuthhound on a keen scent.
  • However, the methodical sleuthhound ran his quarry to earth a year or two later, just as he had put the finishing touches to his great
  • To Oscar it spoke volumes, and he knew that his faithful strategist had succeeded in falling to a trail; and he knew that he would soon be on the trail like a...
  • He knows absolutely nothing about the manifestations of the disorder, to begin with; but that is of no consequence, for the world is open to observation; and the note-book, the... for more
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