beagle

Part of speech: noun

A constable.

Part of speech: noun

A small hunting - hound.

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Usage examples "beagle":

  1. When Darwin set out on the Beagle, unlike Huxley, he was an enthusiastic collecting naturalist. - "Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work", P. Chalmers Mitchell.
  2. Voyage of the Beagle. - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
  3. Now the privileges of the Fianna of Erinn were many and great; to wit, in every county in Ireland one townland, and in every townland a cartron of land, and in the house of every gentleman the right to have a young deer- hound or a beagle kept at nurse from November to May, together with many other taxes and royalties not to be recounted here. - "The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland", T. W. Rolleston.