Definition of Hunting. Meaning of Hunting. Synonyms of Hunting

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Definition of Hunting

Hunting
Hunt Hunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Hunting.] [AS. huntian to hunt; cf. hentan to follow, pursue, Goth. hin?an (in comp.) to seize. [root]36. Cf. Hent.] 1. To search for or follow after, as game or wild animals; to chase; to pursue for the purpose of catching or killing; to follow with dogs or guns for sport or exercise; as, to hunt a deer. Like a dog, he hunts in dreams. --Tennyson. 2. To search diligently after; to seek; to pursue; to follow; -- often with out or up; as, to hunt up the facts; to hunt out evidence. Evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him. --Ps. cxl. 11. 3. To drive; to chase; -- with down, from, away, etc.; as, to hunt down a criminal; he was hunted from the parish. 4. To use or manage in the chase, as hounds. He hunts a pack of dogs. --Addison. 5. To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country.
Hunting
Hunting Hunt"ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. --A. Smith. Happy hunting grounds, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in hunting and feasting. --Tylor. Hunting box. Same As Hunting lodge (below). Hunting cat (Zo["o]l.), the cheetah. Hunting cog (Mach.), a tooth in the larger of two geared wheels which makes its number of teeth prime to the number in the smaller wheel, thus preventing the frequent meeting of the same pairs of teeth. Hunting dog (Zo["o]l.), the hyena dog. Hunting ground, a region or district abounding in game; esp. (pl.), the regions roamed over by the North American Indians in search of game. Hunting horn, a bulge; a horn used in the chase. See Horn, and Bulge. Hunting leopard (Zo["o]l.), the cheetah. Hunting lodge, a temporary residence for the purpose of hunting. Hunting seat, a hunting lodge. --Gray. Hunting shirt, a coarse shirt for hunting, often of leather. Hunting spider (Zo["o]l.), a spider which hunts its prey, instead of catching it in a web; a wolf spider. Hunting watch. See Hunter, 6.

Meaning of Hunting from wikipedia

- Hunting is a practice in which a certain type of animal is killed in a certain way: the animal must be wild, it must be able to flee, the killing requires...
- The Hunting is an Australian drama series starring Asher Keddie and Richard Roxburgh, screening on SBS TV and SBS on Demand on 1 August 2019. The four-part...
- Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film, directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver, and Stellan...
- Fox hunting is an activity involving the tracking, chase and, if caught, the killing of a fox, traditionally a red fox, by trained foxhounds or other...
- animal hunted for its meat or for sport. The term game arises in medieval hunting terminology by the late 13th century and is particular to English, the...
- to agricultural societies, which rely mainly on domesticated species. Hunting and gathering was humanity's first and most successful adaptation, occupying...
- Ghost hunting is the process of investigating locations that are reported to be haunted by ghosts. Typically, a ghost-hunting team will attempt to collect...
- A hunting deity is a god or goddess in mythology ****ociated with the hunting of animals and the skills and equipment involved. They are a common feature...
- Whaling is the hunting of whales for their usable products such as meat and blubber, which can be turned into a type of oil which became increasingly...
- believed to depict domesticated hunting cheetahs. Hunting cheetahs are known in pre-Islamic Arabic art from Yemen. Hunting with cheetahs became more prevalent...
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