in full cry


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in full cry

In hot pursuit, as hounds hunting.
See also: cry, full
References in classic literature ?
He succeeds, and then they are all at it for dear life, up and down the hedge in full cry, the "Come back, come back," getting shriller and fainter every minute.
Suddenly from behind I heard a tumult of howls, and sharp, piercing barks--much the sound that a pack of wolves raises when in full cry.
Father's off with the governor in the gig, and the runners in hiding outside are in full cry after them.
A tremendous yell let him know that the whole pack of bloodhounds were off in full cry.
But the merry lot below were still yelling and bellowing in full cry.
The other three answered, till even Mowgli could have vowed that the full Pack was in full cry, and then they all broke into the magnificent Morning-song in the Jungle, with every turn, and flourish, and grace-note that a deep-mouthed wolf of the Pack knows.