What is the meaning of gigantic hound? What to Know

Why is Sandor Clegane called the hound?

See also Sandor Frey. Sandor Clegane is a member of House Clegane and is the younger brother of Ser Gregor Clegane. Sandor is nicknamed the Hound for his fierce nature and unquestioning obedience to House Lannister and for the three dogs featured in his family’s arms.

What does it mean when the world hounds you?

If someone hounds you, they constantly disturb or speak to you in an annoying or upsetting way. …

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A domestic dog of any of various breeds commonly used for hunting, characteristically having drooping ears, a short coat, and a deep resonant voice.
  • noun A dog.
  • noun A contemptible person; a scoundrel.
  • noun One who eagerly pursues something.
  • noun A devotee or an enthusiast.
  • transitive verb To pursue relentlessly and tenaciously.
  • transitive verb To make repeated demands of or subject to persistent criticism: synonym: harass.
  • transitive verb To pressure or force from a place or situation.
  • noun A dog; specifically, a dog of a breed or variety used in the chase, as in hunting the boar, the deer, the fox, the hare, or the otter.
  • noun A mean, contemptible fellow; a dastard; a poltroon: as, a low hound; a sly hound.
  • noun Same as houndfish, 1.
  • noun The oldwife, or long-tailed duck, Harelda glacialis: so called from its gabble, likened to the cry of a pack of hounds.
  • noun Nautical, a projection at the masthead on either side, serving as a support for the trestle-trees of large or the rigging of smaller vessels. Also called hounding.
  • noun Either of two pieces of wood used in artillery-limbers to connect the splinter-bar and pole with the axle.
  • noun Either of a pair of side-bars or horizontal braces for reinforcing various parts of the running-gear of a vehicle.
  • To set on the chase; incite to pursuit.
  • To hunt or pursue with or as if with hounds: as, to hound deer.
  • To pursue or harass as if with hounds: as, to hound one on to ruin.
  • To follow like a hound; track; trail.
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