Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of BEAGLE

Pronunciation:  'beegul

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Bea"gle\, n. [OE. begele; perh. of Celtic origin; cf.
Ir. & Gael. beag small, little, W. bach. F. bigle is from
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.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bailiff, beadle, bound bailiff, captain, catchpole, chief of police, commissioner, constable, deputy, deputy sheriff, detective, dick, eye, fed, federal, flatfoot, flic, gendarme, G-man, government man, gumshoe, gumshoe man, hawkshaw, inspector, lictor, lieutenant, mace-bearer, marshal, mounted policeman, MP, narc, officer, patrolman, peace officer, police captain, police commissioner, police constable, police inspector, police matron, police officer, police sergeant, policeman, policewoman, portreeve, private eye, reeve, roundsman, sergeant, sergeant at arms, sheriff, skip tracer, sleuthhound, spotter, superintendent, tec, tipstaff, tipstaves, trooper