Hunting-cap

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hunting-cap a form of cap much worn in the hunting-field
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. huntian; A.S. hentan, to seize.

Usage

In literature:

How would they become thy finger, thy hunting cap, or thy sandals?
"Zenobia" by William Ware
Mr. Craig wore a hunting shirt and leggings of buckskin and a fur cap.
"Stories of American Life and Adventure" by Edward Eggleston
They wore gray jackets and skull-caps, and were armed with rifles and long hunting-knives.
"Winning His Way" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Who'd be pestering me to hunt up his cap and mittens?
"Walter and the Wireless" by Sara Ware Bassett
I tried again to get Curly to hunt up the cap.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
Instantly my free hand went to my hunting-cap in salute.
"A Village of Vagabonds" by F. Berkeley Smith
Cap'n Jack hunted around the cave for a few seconds until he found an inkhorn and a pen.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
Justice Hunt, through this trial, wore an invisible red cap which only came into view at its close.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
I dropped the argument and hunted for my cap.
"The Belovéd Vagabond" by William J. Locke
Monsieur de la Vablerie-Chamberlan always wore a hunting vest, a leathern cap, and boots and spurs.
"The Conscript" by Émile Erckmann
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In news:

They're energetic, and deep into the hunt, but they're thrilled when stores like Union on Spring Street pull it all together: the right knit cap, hip-hugging bell-bottoms, a gold and white Ban-Lon shirt that fairly bellows Troy Donahue.
Kevin Wolcott, 39, entered the bank at 10:30 am wearing face paint and a distinctive hunting cap with earflaps, according to Lt Jeff DeMuth.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—Two University of Iowa wrestlers were suspended from the team Wednesday after they admitted to illegally hunting rabbits on campus in hopes of making rabbit-skin caps, according to police.
Two University of Iowa wrestlers were suspended from the team Wednesday after they admitted to illegally hunting rabbits on campus in hopes of making rabbit-skin caps, according to police.
Two University of Iowa wrestlers were suspended from the team Wednesday after police said they admitted to illegally hunting rabbits in hopes of making rabbit-skin caps.
Rick Lickteig wears prairie chicken feathers on his cap, one of several traditions on the annual opening day hunt at the Sundgren Ranch in Butler County.
Nothing caps off a long day of hunting better than a heaping plate of stick-to-your-ribs food.
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