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Veterinary medicine
A breed of large dogs with long, pendulous ears and a keen sense of smell, which is used to track game or fugitives.

A slang term for a person who engages in sexual activity during his or her partner’s menstrual period.

Vox populi
A relentless tracker or pursuer.


a large, heavy bodied dog with loose skin folds around the face and head, and very long, pendulous ears. The coat is short and usually black and tan or red. The breed has a reputation as a scent hunter and is often used in the search for lost persons. Ectropion and entropion are common in the breed. Called also St. Hubert hound.
References in classic literature ?
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.
There are about a hundred others, all trailing him like bloodhounds.
was determined to seize this prey, that he should allow it to escape; the young lion was already accustomed to the chase, and he had bloodhounds sufficiently clever to be trusted.
A pack of bloodhounds followed the way of his bleeding feet.
He knew that in either case a posse of citizens with a pack of bloodhounds would soon be on his track and his chance of escape was very slender; but he did not wish to assist in his own pursuit.
They let loose two immense bloodhounds at night, which all last night were yelling and howling at the moon.
What course do you mean to pursue, when you have once thrown these bloodhounds from the chase?
Stripped down: Bloodhound will be capable of reaching 1,000mph Flock
Dozens of firms are among a group of companies behind the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car project which aims to break the 1,000mph barrier for the first time.
The Bloodhound education programme involves 5,000 schools into promoting the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects in order to encourage more people to opt for useful scientific research.