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 Meanings and Examples of HOUND
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hound
 n.  a variety of domestic dog, having large, drooping ears; side bar used to strengthen portions of gear of a vehicle
Classic Sentence: (90 in 7 pages)
1  Back came the Afghan hound, sidling, apologetic.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
2  Heralded by the impetuosity of the Afghan hound, the old man entered.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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3  He had read his paper; he was drowsy; and so sank down into the chintz-covered chair with the dog at his feet--the Afghan hound.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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4  It was, he supposed more of a force or a radiance, controlling the thrush and the worm; the tulip and the hound; and himself, too, an old man with swollen veins.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
5  Flanks sucked in and out, the long nose resting on his paws, a fleck of foam on the nostril, there he was, his familiar spirit, his Afghan hound.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
6  You'll see, they'll hound that man down.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
7  And for that they would hound him down.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
8  We had hardly reached the hall when we heard the baying of a hound, and then a scream of agony, with a horrible worrying sound which it was dreadful to listen to.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
9  Such is the tale, my sons, of the coming of the hound which is said to have plagued the family so sorely ever since.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
10  Of course, I've heard of the hound ever since I was in the nursery.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville
11  Twice I have with my own ears heard the sound which resembled the distant baying of a hound.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
12  A spectral hound which leaves material footmarks and fills the air with its howling is surely not to be thought of.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
13  Suppose that there were really some huge hound loose upon it; that would go far to explain everything.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
14  And always, apart from the hound, there is the fact of the human agency in London, the man in the cab, and the letter which warned Sir Henry against the moor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
15  To hear a hound upon the moor would not work a hard man like this convict into such a paroxysm of terror that he would risk recapture by screaming wildly for help.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Death on the Moor
Example Sentence:
1  The hound had in fact fought off a wolf to save the child.
2  You can't run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
3  The hounds had lost the scent of the fox near the river.
4  After the court case Lee was hounded relentlessly by the press.
5  They were hounded day and night by the press.