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a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking

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There ain't any dog that's got a lovelier disposition than a bloodhound, and this one knowed us and liked us.
Me and Huck's found Jubiter Dunlap's corpse all by ourselves with a bloodhound, after everybody else had quit hunting and given it up; and if it hadn't a been for us it never WOULD 'a' been found; and he WAS murdered too--they done it with a club or something like that; and I'm going to start in and find the murderer, next, and I bet I'll do it
Who can believe that animals closely resembling the Italian greyhound, the bloodhound, the bull-dog, or Blenheim spaniel, &c.
Instead of taking the footman, whose nose was human, and therefore useless in any emergency, I took the bloodhound with me.
Scarcely had he turned the corner of the Rue de la Juiverie when the boy rushed after him like a bloodhound on full scent.
He can manage me as he manages his wife and Laura, as he managed the bloodhound in the stable-yard, as he manages Sir Percival himself, every hour in the day.
One is from Hexamshire; he is wont to trace the Tynedale and Teviotdale thieves, as a bloodhound follows the slot of a hurt deer.
It wasn't that they were cruel, or meant to hurt, or even stupid exactly; but she had always found that the ordinary person had so little emotion in his own life that the scent of it in the lives of others was like the scent of blood in the nostrils of a bloodhound.
Leaning back in the cab, this amateur bloodhound carolled away like a lark while I meditated upon the many-sidedness of the human mind.
Over the next three years, Oracle Academy will train 150 of Bloodhounds volunteer teachers on Alice and Greenfoot, enabling them to effectively integrate these learning tools into STEM curricula and help students build coding skills.
Other attractions include The Highmoor Bloodhounds, Yorkshire's first pack of bloodhounds, who promote and pursue the sport of hunting a human quarry with a pack of bloodhounds bred and trained specifically for the purpose.
PETERSHAM -- Ray Jackson has nothing against German shepherds and other police dogs, but he offered a simple baseball analogy to explain what is different about bloodhounds.
We don't have enough bloodhounds in Ireland and there's none in Dublin PEGGY'S DAUGHTER on newstalk yesterday
The 50-year-old former Phantom and Tornado pilot said: "All of the technology we have to develop, it's not commercially sensitive, it's not militarily sensitive, there's no competition because there are no other Bloodhounds in the world.
A doberman's sense of smell is 40 times that of a human; bloodhounds can smell 80 times better than their human counterparts, she said.