1. A short-haired hunting dog of a breed originating in France and having a long body, short legs, and long drooping ears.
2. Koko was already eying a wall calendar with malice; it had a large photograph of a basset hound and a tear-off page for each month.
3. That little pisser was the most tenacious basset hound I'd ever met.
4. George was a pear-shaped man with silver-tinted buzz-cut hair, a permanent five o’clock shadow, and sleepy, basset hound eyes.