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He has been a beagle hound, nose down, on my smell, pursuing it.

The "Beagle" has gone back to Bahia, and will pick me up on its return.

In a few days time the "Beagle" will sail for the Galapagos Islands.

Being the second part of the Geology of the Voyage of the Beagle, etc.

Darwin was only three years back from the voyage of the "Beagle."

Rolling the pigskin in front of him, he dove for it, pouncing on it as a beagle on a rabbit.

The beagle is like a smaller, finer foxhound, and has the same ancestry.

The Beagle Stud-book will help you in your choice of strains.

He hunted like a beagle, and saw like a bird, with his savage, glittering eye.

His Beagle voyage is a regular magazine of natural-history knowledge.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., of unknown origin, possibly from French becguele "noisy person," literally "gaping throat," from bayer "open wide" (see bay (n.2)) + gueule "mouth" (see gullet).

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