Definition of in full cry in English:

in full cry

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  • (of hounds) baying in keen pursuit.

    ‘the fox broke and the hounds followed in full cry’
    • ‘The women then set off like a pack of hounds in full cry after this cockerel.’
    • ‘A stream of hounds flow in full cry across the field, the huntsman, Richard Emmott, on foot behind.’
    • ‘She explained: ‘The pleasure I get from hunting is derived from seeing and hearing the pack in full cry, following the fox's scent.’’
    • ‘Yet as the mists rose over the Scottish Borders last week, the Buccleuch Hunt, as it has been for centuries, was in full cry.’
    • ‘Later still, the hounds were taken to gorse a few hundred yards from the same road near Hatchet Pond from where they hunted the fox in full cry.’