What is a Talbot?

An extinct English hound.

Tal·bot n.

A large white or light-colored hound of an English variety, having long hanging ears and heavy jaws, formerly used for tracking and hunting.

talbot \Tal"bot\, n. A sort of dog, noted for quick scent and eager pursuit of game. [Obs.] --Wase (1654).

Talbot Hounds were brought to Great Britain from France in 1066, and are considered to be ancestors to the beagle and the
foxhound and today's bloodhound.

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