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- Like, resembling, or characteristic of a hound; houndly.
1878, John Henry Walsh, The dogs of the British Islands:
- Nevertheless, the desire for "long ears, houndlike head, and much throatiness" was going on, though one of our first and most successful breeders protested [...]
1996, Roger A. Caras, A Perfect Harmony:
- And in the British Isles, there were the shepherd-type dogs already mentioned, an ancestral houndlike dog and a small house dog that could have later given rise to the terriers.
2007, American Kennel Club, The Complete Dog Book: 20th Edition:
- Houndlike ears: See Drop ear. Houndlike lips: Well-developed, deep, pendulous flews.