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Sleuth-Hound

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A blood-hound which follows the sleuth or track of an animal. (Slot, the track of a deer, is the Anglo-Saxon slœting, Icelandic, sloth, trail; Dutch, sloot.)

“There is a law also among the Borderers in time of peace, that whose denieth entrance or sute of a sleuth-hound in pursuit made after fellons and stolen goods, shall be holden as accessarie unto the theft.”—Holinshed: Description of Scotland, p. 14.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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