What does the word hound mean?

Usage examples for hound

  1. It was, for all to see, the good and faithful hound. – The World That Couldn't Be by Clifford Donald Simak
  2. About a small stove loafed some eight or ten men and several " hound- dogs." – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck
  3. I, too, will be a selfish hound. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France