A variety of the domestic dog, usually having large, drooping ears, esp. one which hunts game by scent, as the foxhound, bloodhound, deerhound, but also used for various breeds of fleet hunting dogs, as the greyhound, boarhound, etc.
A despicable person.
Projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on.
A side bar used to strengthen portions of the running gear of a vehicle.
To set on the chase; to incite to pursuit; as, to hounda dog at a hare; to hound on pursuers.
'Hound Dog' took like twelve minutes. That's not a complicated piece of work. But the rhyme scheme was difficult. Also the metric structure of the music was not easy. 'Kansas City' was maybe eight minutes, if that. Writing the early blues was spontaneous. You can hear the energy in the work. Jerry Leiber