hunting watch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hunting watch a watch with a hinged metal lid to protect the crystal
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hunting watch See Hunter, 6.
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Usage

In literature:

What could the Tree-dwellers learn by watching the wild animals hunt?
"The Tree-Dwellers" by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
The young Westerner drew forth a hunting-case watch and opened it.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
Mr. Hunt told me I should watch out for you.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
They were keen as the natives, none the less, and eagerly watched every signal given by the leader of the hunt.
"The Young Alaskans" by Emerson Hough
After supper he hunted up Duke and sat watching the sunset behind the twisted pines on the sandhills.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
But life for the little mouse in his grass-world was not quite all watching and hunting.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
From Daly's watch on hunting mornings there was no appeal.
"The Landleaguers" by Anthony Trollope
Carries a gold hunting-watch on a steel chain.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
He watched closely for a moment and there was nothing, so he resumed the hunt for a stronger twig.
"The World That Couldn't Be" by Clifford Donald Simak
Rick watched while Tony drove his hunting knife into the wall of the hole and hung his flashlight on it, the beam shooting downward.
"The Golden Skull" by John Blaine
It was originally both a watch-tower and a hunting-tower.
"The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume IV (of 8)" by William Wordsworth
You shall sit on the roof and watch the hunting-dogs at their supper.
"The Three Mulla-mulgars" by Walter De La Mare
None save Abel Hunt in all that town of York appeared to fancy that it might be worth while to watch us.
"The Minute Boys of York Town" by James Otis
Then he took out and opened his hunting watch, and closed it with a snap.
"Sir Hilton's Sin" by George Manville Fenn
The local police had learned the method of hunting, they had learned to watch the roads and railways to prevent escape.
"The Blind Man's Eyes" by William MacHarg
Paul and I can watch and hunt around here and follow up what poor little clues we've got.
"The Auto Boys' Vacation" by James A. Braden
When they are starting to the hunt, who always watches them depart?
"The Court Jester" by Cornelia Baker
We must run to the south and watch until the hunt is ended.
"Red Hunters And the Animal People" by Charles A. Eastman
A pretty work the youth has given us, what with watching and hunting him about so long.
"The Circassian Chief" by W.H.G. Kingston
Last week I watched her in the hunting field at Ashley.
"I, Thou, and the Other One" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
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In poetry:

And I have watched the electric cities glow
With their impersonal and hiding light
Where women with the masklike faces walked
The worn and human-hunting ways of night.
"For 1939" by Paul Engle
There Grinie's love brought her to shame,
'Twas there the king, with cheeks of flame,
Commanded the hunt, and 'twas there Diarmid stood
To watch for the boar if he broke from the wood.
"The Death Of The Boar" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Now, a shepherdess ought to watch her sheep;
But the careless little girl, Bo-Peep,
Was hunting for late wild strawberries,
The sweetest her tongue had ever tasted;
They were few in number, and small in size,
Too good, though, to be wasted.
"Little Bo-Beep" by Clara Doty Bates

In news:

Watch today's video to get some details about EHD, and how it might affect your whitetail hunting season.
Keeps a watchful eye on the field as Mooney plays the part of hunting dog attempting to scare up game for the hawk.
Watch the video below to see what hound hunting is all about.
Culture Halloween is Nigh , So Watch This Ghost Hunting Video.
Thirty-one photographers captured their favorite flora, fauna and places for hiking, canoeing, fishing, hunting and wildlife watching in the sixty-five photographs submitted to the 2012 Cayuga Naturally Photograph Contest.
Ashley Armstrong, the director of events at Los Poblanos Inn and Cultural Center, watched Alibi scavenger hunts come and go before she decided to sign up in 2010.
If you've watched "Survivor" and thought "I live tougher on my weekend hunting trip" or "Jeff Probst is a wimp and needs to tell people to shut up more" I have the show for you.
After watching so many episodes of The Sopranos for all these years, we'd start hunting down the Italian delicacies they raved about on the show.
0A staggering eight billion dollars plus is generated every year in Texas by hunting, fishing and wildlife watching.
KCCIs Angie Hunt looks at a computer virus you should watch out for.
Forget 'Homeland': ' Hunted ' is the thriller to watch.
Amid the holiday frenzy, hunting schedules and football watching, political contenders are hoping they can persuade their core supporters to vote Saturday in runoff elections around Louisiana .
M Power Train employee, avid outdoors man, enjoyed hunting and fishing, and watching the Buffalo Bills.
The men went out hunting and the women stayed home and tended the cave, made food, watched the kids.
Watch as Amanda Cameron wins the Treasure Text Scavenger Hunt.
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