What does the word beagle mean?

Usage examples for 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 by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  2. Voyage of the Beagle. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by 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 by T. W. Rolleston