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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blood·hound /ˈblʌdˌhaʊnd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blood·hound n. A breed of large and powerful dogs, with long, smooth, and pendulous ears, and remarkable for acuteness of smell.  It is employed to recover game or prey which has escaped wounded from a hunter, and for tracking criminals.  Formerly it was used for pursuing runaway slaves.  Other varieties of dog are often used for the same purpose and go by the same name.  The Cuban bloodhound is said to be a variety of the mastiff.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having
          very acute smell and used in tracking [syn: sleuthhound]