Definition of Boarhound

1. Noun. Large hound used in hunting wild boars.

Generic synonyms: Hound, Hound Dog



Definition of Boarhound

1. Noun. A large dog, descended from breeds originally used to hunt boars. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boarhound

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Literary usage of Boarhound

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1. The Reminiscences of Sir Henry Hawkins, Baron Brampton by Baron Henry Hawkins Brampton, Richard Harris (1904)
"... DANISH boarhound THE remembrance of my Sessions days will never vanish from my mind, although at the period of which I am speaking they had long receded ..."

2. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"As might be imagined would be the case with an animal which derives its origin from hese sources, the boarhound varies very considerably in form and habits, ..."

3. Transactions of the Society of Biblical Archæology by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England), Walter L. Nash (1876)
"Another kind of hound is supposed to be mentioned in the romance of the Doomed Prince, and to have been called the boarhound. The boar hunt was probably a ..."

4. The Child in Art by Margaret Boyd Carpenter (1907)
"Two years later Van Dyck painted a larger group, of which Prince Charles and a huge boarhound, on whose head the boy's hand rests, are the central figures. ..."

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