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[foks-hound] /ˈfɒksˌhaʊnd/

any of several breeds of medium-sized trained to hunt and having a glossy coat in combinations of black, tan, and white.
either of two breeds (the English and the American) of dog having a short smooth coat and pendent ears. Though not large (height about 60 cm or 23 in.) they have great stamina and are usually kept for hunting foxes

1763, from fox (n.) + hound (n.).


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