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Meaning of BEAGLE

Pronunciation:  'beegul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound
 

BEAGLE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: hound, hound dog

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bea"gle\, n. [OE. begele; perh. of Celtic origin; cf.
Ir. & Gael. beag small, little, W. bach. F. bigle is from
English.]
1. A small hound, or hunting dog, twelve to fifteen inches
   high, used in hunting hares and other small game. See
   Illustration in Appendix.

2. Fig.: A spy or detective; a constable.

 
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