Hound (disambiguation)

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A hound is a type of dog that assists hunters by tracking or chasing the animal being hunted. Other uses include:

Hound could also refer to:

  • Hound & Horn, a literary quarterly founded by Harvard undergraduates Lincoln Kirstein and Varian Fry in 1927
  • HMS Hound, a name given to fifteen ships of the Royal Navy
  • The Danish ship Trost, also known as the Hunden ("Hound")
  • Hounds (comics), the name given to several groups of mutant characters from Marvel Comics
  • De Havilland Hound, a 1920s British two-seat day bomber built by De Havilland Aircraft Company at Stag Lane Aerodrome
  • The Hounds, a rock band from the late 1970s who released an album called "Puttin' On The Dog"
  • Sherlock Hound, an anime television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series where almost all the characters are depicted as anthropomorphic dogs
  • Hound fitting, a component for rigging a sailboat, used to fasten the forestay to the mast instead of using a masthead block[1]
  • Sandor Clegane, a fictional character on HBO's fantasy television show Game of Thrones


  1. ^ "Rigging Small Sailboats - Chapter 3". Glen-l.com. Retrieved 2013-12-26.