A hound is a type of dog used for hunting or tracking, a person in keen pursuit of something (eg newshound) or a despicable person (you ain’t nothing but a hound dog). It can also mean to urge on or nag and to pursue relentlessly. (Sometimes I feel I’m hounding editors with my submissions.)
The dog in the picture isn’t a hound, I know but Hev Ock is cute isn’t she? A lovely friend gave her to me for luck. She sits on my desk underneath the monitor between a glass goat and a musket ball.
2 thoughts on “Wednesday word of the week – Hound”
Your hound is the sort I like. Hope it does indeed bring you good luck. I’m not good with dogs, had a bad experience as a small child. I love cats though.
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Sorry about yur bad experience. I can understand that making you wary.