Origin of beagleMiddle English begle from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Middle French bee gueule, literally , wide throat from Old French béer, baer, baier (see bay), to gape + gueule, throat from Classical Latin gula: see gullet
Origin of beagleMiddle English begle possibly from Old French bee gueule loudmouth beer to gape ( variant of baer ; see bay 2. ) gueule gullet ( from Latin gula )
(third-person singular simple present beagles, present participle beagling, simple past and past participle beagled)
- To hunt with beagles.
From Middle English begle. Origin uncertain, possibly from Middle French beegueule, from beer (variation of bayer) + gueule. The French bigle is from the English.
- Africa; Australia (Beagle Bay, native settlement).
- " Adventure" and " Beagle" (1839); Darwin, Voyage of a Naturalist round the World (1845); S.
- The boundary between Argentina and Chile has been settled in such a manner that Argentina holds that part of the main island of Tierra del Fuego which is situated east of the meridian of Cape Espiritu Santo, the frontier striking the north shore of Beagle Channel about its centre; and Chile holds all the western part of the main island and the other numerous islands to the west and to the south of Beagle Channel.
- (c) Dogs which find and also kill their game - the bloodhound, the foxhound, the harrier, the beagle, the otterhound, the fox terrier and the truffle dog.
- " Beagle " found putrid musselshells still adhering to the rocks io ft.