fox hunter

Definitions

  • PROCTOR ON A TALL FOX-HUNTER WHICH RAN AWAY WITH HIM
    PROCTOR ON A TALL FOX-HUNTER WHICH RAN AWAY WITH HIM
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fox hunter a mounted hunter who follows the hounds in pursuit of a fox
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fox hunter One who pursues foxes with hounds.
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Usage

In literature:

But though French soldiers show to ill advantage on parade, on the march they are gay, alert, and willing like a troop of fox-hunters.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The hunter's wife sat and made warm coats from the fox and beaver skins which the hunter father brought in from the chase.
"Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children" by Mabel Powers
It was on such a day that a hunter with a pack of trained fox hounds entered the forest a mile to the west of Silver Spot's den.
"Followers of the Trail" by Zoe Meyer
Often the wolverene, finding the foxes dead or wounded, makes a meal of them before the hunter comes along to examine his traps and guns.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
And it was the fox alone that needed to fear the coming of the fur hunter.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
Since then thousands and thousands of foxes have been killed on Behring Island by the fur-hunters.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
The Todhunter, or fox-hunter (Chapter XXIII), was an official whose duty was to exterminate the animal now so carefully preserved.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Some old hunters think the fox enjoys the chase as much as the hound, especially when the latter runs slowly, as the best hounds do.
"Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers" by John Burroughs
The sports of my hunter, the white fox, the bear, The spoils of our rivers are thine.
"Lilith" by Ada Langworthy Collier
The object of the game is for the foxes to run from den to den without being caught by the hunter.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
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In news:

Fox 25's Hunter Scott went to Stillwater for festivities.
Hunter Rogers was on Fox News and spoke about the video he recorded of his teacher yelling at him after he questioned whether President Obama had also been a bully in high school.
Courtesy photo From left, Roy Brown, Patrick Hunter and Eric Parker star in the Barn Theatre's production of "The Fox on the Fairway," which runs June 5-17.
Courtesy photo From left, Roy Brown, Patrick Hunter and Eric Parker star in the Barn Theatre's production of "The Fox on the Fairway ," which runs June 5-17.
Fox (12-0) gets a shot at Pond Creek-Hunter (11-1) in the Class B semis on Friday, but before that, Phelps had the opportunity to bring his players and their families together for a Thanksgiving dinner at Fox High School on Tuesday.
He claims fox penning is just a way to train hounds when it actually is shunned by traditional mounted fox hunters and banned in states where hunting is common.
In all four states, coyote hunter harvests were up over the 30-year period, while fox harvests decreased.
Fox hunters sued over alleged hound attack.
Former Twins centerfielder Torii Hunter has agreed to sign a 2-year $26 Million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
Rabid fox attacks hunter.
Tubmill trout club is sponsoring a free seminar for coyote, fox and bobcat hunters from 1-3 pm Saturday at VFW Post 7622 in New Florence.
Possibly denotes a fox hunter.
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