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Definitions of hounds

  1. Particular projecting parts of a masthead; to follow the hounds, to be in the habit of hunting. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for hounds

  1. So we did, and scarcely had we reached it and dismounted when the hounds came past. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  2. And you did consent to the use of hounds – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley