E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
and Gaze-hound. The stanch lyme-hound tracks the wounded
buck over hill and dale. The fleet gazehound kills the buck at view.
Thou art the lyme-hound, I am the gazehound . Thou hast deep sagacity and unrelenting purpose, a steady, long-breathed malignity of nature, that surpasses mine. But then, I am the bolder, the more ready, both at action and expedient . I say shall we hunt in couples?Sir W. Scott: Kenilworth, chap. iv.