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Oxford dictionary definition of the word hound:
1a dog of a breed used for hunting, especially one able to track by scent:
a hound came running through the trees, nose to the ground
[with modifier] a person eagerly seeking something:
he has a reputation as a publicity hound
informal, dated a despicable or contemptible man.
2used in names of dogfishes, e.g. nurse hound, smooth hound.
harass, persecute, or pursue relentlessly:
she was hounded by the Italian press
his opponents used the allegations to hound him out of office
Old English hund (in the general sense ‘dog’), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hond and German Hund, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek kuōn, kun- ‘dog’