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Meaning of "otter hound" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OTTER HOUND

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OTTER HOUND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Otter hound is a noun.
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WHAT DOES OTTER HOUND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of otter hound in the English dictionary

The definition of otter hound in the dictionary is a dog used for otter hunting, esp one of a breed, now rare, that stands about 60 cm high and has a harsh thick coat, often greyish with tan markings.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OTTER HOUND

ottar
ottava
ottava rima
ottavino
Ottawa
otter
otter board
otter shell
otter shrew
Otterburn
otto
Otto cycle
Otto engine
Otto I
Otto IV
ottoman
Ottoman Empire
ottrelite

WORDS THAT END LIKE OTTER HOUND

Afghan hound
basset hound
bloodhound
chowhound
coonhound
deerhound
elkhound
foxhound
greyhound
horehound
hound
Ibizan hound
Irish wolfhound
Italian greyhound
Norwegian elkhound
Pharaoh hound
rockhound
Russian wolfhound
smooth hound
to the ground
wolfhound

Synonyms and antonyms of otter hound in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «otter hound» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

水獭猎犬
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

otter hound
570 millions of speakers

English

otter hound
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऊद शिकारी कुत्ता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قضاعة كلب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выдра гончая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lontra hound
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ওটলার হুন্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

loutre chien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Burung hantu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Otter Hound
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カワウソハウンド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수달 사냥개
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Otter hound
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chó săn rái cá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஓட்டர் ஹவுண்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओटीटर शिकारीची पदवी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Su samuru
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lontra hound
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wydra ogar
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

видра гончак
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vidră câine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ενυδρίδα κυνηγόσκυλο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

otter hond
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utter hound
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

otter hound
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of otter hound

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OTTER HOUND»

The term «otter hound» is used very little and occupies the 188.719 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about otter hound

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OTTER HOUND»

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Manual of British Rural Sports: Comprising Shooting, ...
The otter-hound has been also partially described as a descendant of the old southern hound crossed with the wire-haired Scotch terrier, and probably with the water-spaniel. He is the nearest approach of all to the southern hound, and has ...
John Henry Walsh, 1867
2
Otter Hound
Noble and dignified, if somewhat tousled, the Otterhound is no longer called upon to hunt his namesake quarry, though he now makes a reliable companion dog for an active family who knows how to keep him busy.
Juliette Cunliffe, 2007
3
Manual of British rural sports, by Stonehenge
The otter-hound has been also partially described as a descendant of tbe old southern hound crossed with the wire- haired Scotch terrier, and probably with the water-spaniel. He la the nearest approach of all to the southern hound, and baa ...
John Henry Walsh, 1856
4
Airedales: The Oorang Story
It is clear that in the terrier and Otter Hound mixture, a unique temperament was created. The kindness and gentleness of the hound coupled with the tenacity of the terrier has produced a quality referred to as "an iron fist in a velvet glove” and  ...
Bryan D. Cummins, 2001
5
British rural sports: comprising shooting, hunting, ...
The otter-hound has been also partially described as a descendant of the old southern hound crossed with the wire-haired Scotch terrier, and probably with the water-spaniel. He is the nearest ap- E roach of all to the southern hound, and as  ...
John Henry Walsh, 1868
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British dogs
ALTHOUGH many writers describe the Otter-hound as a dog of mixed breed, all refer him back to the old southern hound, or the bloodhound, for his origin, whatever crosses may have been resorted to to produce the dog- we now recognise as ...
H. Dalziel
7
Biographical sketches and authentic anecdotes of dogs
THE OTTER-HOUND, .,!-' .... (Canis Lutrans.) The Otter-Hound is a mixed breed between the hardy southern hound and the large rough terrier. His head is large and broad, his ears long and pendulous;' he is in size betwixt the harrier and ...
Thomas Brown, 1829
8
The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.
The head of the otter hound is broad at the temples, large, and thick ; his ears are long and pendulous, his hair is rather long, and very wiry, and his voice is, considering his terrier blood, sufficiently harmonious ; his tail is very bushy, and is  ...
John William Carleton
9
Library of Congress Subject Headings
BT Watersheds-Wisconsin Otter Creek Watershed (Vt.) BT Watersheds-Vermont Otter Elv (Norway) USE Otra River (Norway) Otter hound (May Subd Geog) [ SF429.077] UF Otterhound BT Hounds Otter hunting 15К341.О8] ВТ Small game  ...
Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office, 2005
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The Basset Hound - A Complete Anthology of the Dog -
Thick, hard, wire-haired, and like that of the Otter-hound. Head.—Such as that of the Otter-hound, and well flewed. Eye—Dark and hawed. Ears.—Long and pendulous, low hung. Bone—Good. Legs.—Torses. General Appearance—A strong, ...
Various, 2013

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OTTER HOUND»

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Restaurant Review: Granville's Bar and Restaurant, Macroom, Co …
If he had been an otter hound he'd have been called An Buachaillín Bán. Anyway, the meeting was nearing its end and a position remained ... «Irish Examiner, Sep 14»
2
Dog seizures on the rise
... Loewchen, miniature American Eskimo, Munsterlander, Norwich terrier, Old English Bulldog, Otter hound, Pharaoh hound, Russian toy terrier ... «Royal Gazette, Mar 14»
3
Thirty miles, 30 years, $3K raised for Wolf Hollow
Accompanied on part of the course by Lainson's Otter Hound, Liam, they raised $3,000-plus to help off-set the cost of operations at the San ... «Journal of the San Juan Islands, Sep 13»
4
137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show night one results: Bichon …
In the Hound group, the dogs brought down were the Afghan, American Fox Hound, Basset, Bluetick Coonhound, Harrier, Otter Hound and the ... «Zap2it.com, Feb 13»
5
Osborne offer has something for everyone
We were just two men and a dog – an otter hound – and the idea of angel investment in the form of Aunt Mildred giving you £5,000 had not ... «Financial Times, Oct 12»
6
The otter's return is an uplifting tale of the riverbank
... Tarka, the cub, has to survive on his own after being separated from his family and is finally killed by an otter hound. It sold a million copies. «Telegraph.co.uk, Aug 11»
7
Charles Parker
Also in Ireland, Parker helped to set up a local otter hound pack, the Desmonds. In the mid-1980s he returned to England to hunt once more ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 10»
8
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: Day 1 in photos
Bichon frise: Timothy A. Clary / AFP/Getty Images. Otter hound: Justin Lane / European Pressphoto Agency. Afghan hound: Mary Altaffer ... «Los Angeles Times, Feb 10»
9
Know your state dogs — the answers
... from a shipwreck off the Maryland coast were bred to local retrievers, including the English otter hound and flat and curly coated retrievers. «ohmidog!, Dec 09»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Otter hound [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/otter-hound>. Oct 2020 ».
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