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beagle Explained

beagle at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


beagle at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1475, possibly from O.Fr. becguele "noisy person," lit. "gaping throat," from bayer "open wide" (see bay (2)) + gueule "mouth." ///

Beagle at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

HMS the ship on which Charles Darwin travelled to South America, where he studied and collected many different types of plants and animals//

beagle at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1400-1500; Origin: Perhaps from Old French beegueule 'noisy person', from beer 'to open wide' + gueule 'throat']// a dog with short legs and smooth fur, sometimes used in hunting//

beagle at German => English Of Explained:


beagle at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Breed of small hound, popular as both a pet and a hunter. It looks like a small foxhound, with large brown eyes, hanging ears, and a short coat that is usually a combination of black, tan, and white. Beagles are solidly built and heavy for their height. Two sizes are recognized: those standing less than 13 in. (33 cm) and weighing about 18 lbs (8 kg), and those standing about 15 in. (38 cm) and weighing about 30 lbs (13.5 kg). Beagles generally excel as rabbit hunters and are typically alert and affectionate.

beagle at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

58 Moby Thesaurus words for "beagle":
G-man, MP, bailiff, beadle, bound bailiff, captain, catchpole,
chief of police, commissioner, constable, deputy, deputy sheriff,
detective, dick, eye, fed, federal, flatfoot, flic, gendarme,
government man, gumshoe, gumshoe man, hawkshaw, inspector, lictor,
lieutenant, mace-bearer, marshal, mounted policeman, 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,

Beagle at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Beagle \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.

beagle at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound

beagle at English (WD) Of Explained:

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From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » begle|lang=enm. Origin uncertain. The French Inter: term » bigle|lang=fr is from the English.


* Inter: IPA » biːɡəɫ
  • Inter: rhymes » iːɡəl


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A small short-legged smooth-coated hound, often used for hunting hares. Often tri-coloured, its friendly disposition makes it suitable as a family pet.
    1. A person who snoops on others; a detective.
    2. 2002, Susan Isaacs, Long Time No See, page 243
    3. : Inter: .. » .whereas burying a body in the wooded area beyond the backyard was the quickest way to make a Nassau County Police Department beagle look good.


      Inter: trans-top » dog

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|зайчар
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|bígl|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|beagle|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|beagle
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|briquet|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|гончая|f|sc=Cyrl|tr=gónčaja
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|bígl|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|beagle
    • Tagalog: Inter: t+ » tl|aso
    • Welsh: Inter: t- » cy|corhelgi|m

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » snooping person
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|доносник
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|snuffelaar|m, Inter: t- » nl|speurneus|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|nuuskija

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-verb » beagl|ing
  • To hunt with beagles.


    Inter: trans-top » hunt with beagles

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m



    From Inter: etyl » en|nl.


    * Inter: IPA » /biːɡəl/|lang=nl


    Inter: nl-noun » m|beagles|beagletje
  • beagle Inter: gloss » dog


    * belage

  • Finnish


    Inter: fi-nou » n
  • beagle (dog)


    Inter: fi-decl-nalle » beagl

  • Translation: et » beagle
    Translation: es » beagle
    Translation: fr » beagle
    Translation: ko » beagle
    Translation: it » beagle
    Translation: kn » beagle
    Translation: mg » beagle
    Translation: my » beagle
    Translation: pl » beagle
    Category: simple:beagle -
    Translation: fi » beagle
    Translation: sv » beagle
    Translation: ta » beagle
    Translation: te » beagle
    Translation: vi » beagle
    Translation: zh » beagle