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Hound vs. Terrier

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  • Hound (noun)

    A dog, particularly a breed with a good sense of smell developed for hunting other animals.

  • Hound (noun)

    Any canine animal.

  • Hound (noun)

    Someone who seeks something.

  • Hound (noun)

    A male who constantly seeks the company of desirable women.

  • Hound (noun)

    A despicable person.

  • Hound (noun)

    A houndfish.

  • Hound (noun)

    Projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on.

  • Hound (noun)

    A side bar used to strengthen portions of the running gear of a vehicle.

  • Hound (verb)

    To persistently harass.

    "He hounded me for weeks, but I was simply unable to pay back his loan."

  • Hound (verb)

    To urge on against; to set (dogs) upon in hunting.

  • Terrier (noun)

    A rats, rabbits, foxes, and even otters; this original function is reflected in some of their names (e.g. rat terrier).

  • Terrier (noun)

    A collection of acknowledgments of the vassals or tenants of a lordship, containing the rents and services they owed to the lord, etc.

  • Terrier (noun)

    An inventory (book or roll) in which the lands of private persons or corporations are described by their site, boundaries, number of acres, etc.; a terrar.

  • Terrier (noun)

    An auger or borer.

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  • Hound (noun)

    A variety of the domestic dog, usually having large, drooping ears, esp. one which hunts game by scent, as the foxhound, bloodhound, deerhound, but also used for various breeds of fleet hunting dogs, as the greyhound, boarhound, etc.

  • Hound (noun)

    A despicable person.

  • Hound (noun)

    A houndfish.

  • Hound (noun)

    Projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on.

  • Hound (noun)

    A side bar used to strengthen portions of the running gear of a vehicle.

  • Hound

    To set on the chase; to incite to pursuit; as, to hounda dog at a hare; to hound on pursuers.

  • Hound

    To hunt or chase with hounds, or as with hounds.

  • Terrier (noun)

    An auger or borer.

  • Terrier (noun)

    One of a breed of small dogs, which includes several distinct subbreeds, some of which, such as the Skye terrier and Yorkshire terrier, have long hair and drooping ears, while others, at the English and the black-and-tan terriers, have short, close, smooth hair and upright ears.

  • Terrier (noun)

    Formerly, a collection of acknowledgments of the vassals or tenants of a lordship, containing the rents and services they owed to the lord, and the like.

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  • Hound (noun)

    any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears

  • Hound (noun)

    someone who is morally reprehensible;

    "you dirty dog"

  • Hound (verb)

    pursue or chase relentlessly;

    "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"

    "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"

  • Terrier (noun)

    any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground

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