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 Lying for the Whetstone.Lyn’ceus (2 syl.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lyme-hound
 
and Gaze-hound. The stanch lyme-hound tracks the wounded buck over hill and dale. The fleet gazehound kills the buck at view.   1
        “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.
 


 Lying for the Whetstone.Lyn’ceus (2 syl.) 

 
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