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Why, they've hounded you and bullied you until they've made you think you are bad, Andrew.

And have it said that a mob of newspapers have hounded me to it.

I've been hounded out of my sphere by people very much like that fellow.

Ye've hounded me and harried me through th' woods all th' year!

For nine months Richard hounded his minions on, but they dared not bite.

Sigismund hounded on the prelates to make an end of Hus, even if he recanted.

Whenever Ferdinand Lopez was mentioned he had always been hounded.

He would be branded, stigmatized as a coward, hounded out of society!

Every one of them had run the gauntlet of rifle fire; they had been hounded by dogs.

To satisfy your officers why you hounded a man simply because you were after his wife.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hund "dog," from Proto-Germanic *hundas (cf. Old Saxon and Old Frisian hund, Old High German hunt, German Hund, Old Norse hundr, Gothic hunds), from PIE *kuntos, dental enlargement of root *kwon- "dog" (see canine). Meaning narrowed 12c. to "dog used for hunting."

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