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Verb
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hounds, plural;
  1. Harass or persecute (someone) relentlessly
    • - a tenacious attorney general who had hounded Jimmy Hoffa and other labor bosses
    • - his opponents used the allegations to hound him out of office
  2. Pursue relentlessly
    • - he led the race from start to finish but was hounded all the way by Phillips
Noun
  1. A dog of a breed used for hunting, esp. one able to track by scent

  2. Any dog

  3. A person who avidly pursues something
    • - he has a reputation as a publicity hound
  4. A despicable or contemptible man

  5. Used in names of dogfishes, e.g., nurse hound, smooth hound


  1. any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
  2. pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"
  3. cad: someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
  4. A hound is a type of dog that assists hunters by tracking or chasing the animal being hunted. It can be contrasted with the gun dog, which assists hunters by identifying the location of prey, and with the retriever, which recovers shot quarry. (Encyclopedia Britannica)
  5. Hound is the name of several fictional characters from the various Transformers universes. He is sometimes referred to as Autobot Hound for trademark purposes.
  6. This page deals with the H. P. Lovecraft short story. For the character from George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, see Sandor Clegane
  7. The Hound is a short horror film directed by Anthony Penta, faithfully adapted from H. P. Lovecraft's story of the same name. It was filmed in black and white. The film premiered at the 1998 H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival in Portland, Oregon.
  8. (Hounds (comics)) Hounds are the name given to several groups of mutant characters from Marvel Comics. This term usually refers to those who track or hunt down mutants while serving a higher authority.
  9. (The Hounds) The Hounds, west coast counterparts of New York's Bowery Boys, were a nativist or anti-foreigner gang of San Francisco which specifically targeted recently arrived immigrants, particularly Spanish Americans, during the California Gold Rush of 1849.
  10. A dog, particularly a breed with a good sense of smell developed for hunting other animals. (Hunt hound, Hunting hound, hunting dog, hunter); Someone who seeks something; A male who constantly seeks the company of receptive females. ...
  11. (HOUNDS) Those projections at the mast-head serving as shoulders for the top or trestle-trees to rest upon.
  12. (Hounds) A metal band,or wood cheeks or even a thickening of the mast which locates and holds up the lower shrouds; formerly the support for the trestle trees. The portion of the mast where the shrouds are secured.
  13. (Hounds) Attachments of stays to masts.
  14. (Hounds) The body of hashers in pursuit of the hare, see also Pack
  15. (Hounds) To dream of hounds on a hunt, denotes coming delights and pleasant changes. For a woman to dream of hounds, she will love a man below her in station. To dream that hounds are following her, she will have many admirers, but there will be no real love felt for her. See Dogs.
  16. (Hounds) were bred to track and engage larger hunted animals. They include the bloodhound, the English foxhound, and the beagle.
  17. (hounds) Rowdies of the gold-rush days of San Fransisco.
  18. (hounds) Shaggy unspecified breed of pack dogs used by the clans of Red Hawk;  used to guard their herds against coyotes, wolves, lions, and hellhounds.  They will join other clans hounds in times of great danger, but if one wanders into a neighboring pack, it will be torn to pieces.  [MMa]
  19. Anyone who follows the hash. They pay their weekly tithe - If they don't - they have Hash Cash chasing them.
  20. Autobot tracker. Alt. mode is a green army jeep.
  21. A wraparound mast fitting used to secure the forestay and other fittings to the mast on a jibhead rig.
  22. A dog that hunts by sight or by scent.
  23. Canine used for hunting by scent.
  24. Hound of Xoriat (raid)