huntsman

Definitions

  • the Funeral Stele of The Tomb Of Amten, The 'grand Huntsman
    the Funeral Stele of The Tomb Of Amten, The 'grand Huntsman
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n huntsman someone who hunts game
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Three huntsman again Three huntsman again

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Huntsman One who hunts, or who practices hunting.
    • Huntsman The person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n huntsman One who hunts, or who practises hunting; a hunter.
    • n huntsman The manager of a hunt; a man employed to take the entire charge of the hounds and to start or beat up and direct the pursuit of game.
    • n huntsman In Honduras, the foreman of a gang of slaves, whose duty it is to search the woods to find employment for his men.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Huntsman one who hunts: a servant who manages the hounds during the chase
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Quotations

  • Oliver Goldsmith
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    “He cast off his friends as a huntsman his pack, for he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back.”

Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

He went up the road in his long, lurching, huntsman's stride.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
They hailed the huntsman; he by name Greeted each dog, who thought it fame.
"Fables of John Gay" by John Gay
The same groom was lounging in front of the stables, where the horses were kept for the huntsman and his underlings.
"Vixen, Volume II." by M. E. Braddon
Mr. Otho Paget tells us that the late Tom Firr was the only huntsman he ever knew who retained his riding nerve to the end.
"The Horsewoman" by Alice M. Hayes
He avowed himself to be huntsman of the forest lord, his invisible master.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
I should never be forgiven by my huntsman!
"Anecdotes of Dogs" by Edward Jesse
His face lighted with the joy of the huntsman after worthy game.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
The huntsman threatened to complain to his master, the nobleman.
"Charles I" by Jacob Abbott
It was the opinion of some, that this might be the wild huntsman, famous in German legend.
"Humorous Ghost Stories" by Dorothy Scarborough
But a huntsman near at hand held him back.
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
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In poetry:

'Huntsmam Rody, blow the horn,
Make the hills reply.'
The huntsman loosens on the morn
A gay wandering cry.
"The Ballad Of The Foxhunter" by William Butler Yeats
'Huntsman Rody, blow the horn,
Make the hills reply.'
'I cannot blow upon my horn,
I can but weep and sigh.'
"The Ballad Of The Foxhunter" by William Butler Yeats
Thro' the woodland depths on his charger grey
To the huntsman's cottage he rides away,
And the maiden lists to a tale to-day
That haughtiest dame might hear, my dear,
That haughtiest dame might hear.
"The Grand Seigneur" by William Henry Drummond
"Thou weary huntsman," thus it said,
"Thou faint with toil and heat,
The pleasant land of rest is spread
Before thy very feet,
And those whom thou wouldst gladly see
Are waiting there to welcome thee."
"The Hunter's Vision" by William Cullen Bryant
The Rhine flows bright, but its waves ere long
Must hear a voice of war,
And a clash of spears our hills among,
And a trumpet from afar;
And the brave on a bloody turf must lie,
For the Huntsman hath gone by!
"The Wild Huntsman" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Thy rest was deep at the slumberer's hour
If thou didst not hear the blast
Of the savage horn, from the mountain-tower,
As the Wild Night-Huntsman pass'd,
And the roar of the stormy chase went by,
Through the dark unquiet sky!
"The Wild Huntsman" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

In news:

Huntsman Cancer Foundation Gala.
In conjunction with their annual golf tournament, the Huntsman Cancer Foundation Gala is set to raise $1.1 million for cancer research.
Total Package's 55 & over men's basketball team won a silver medal at the Huntsman World Senior Games in St George, Utah.
Blu-ray review: "Snow White & the Huntsman " Extended Edition.
Republicans would have 'no real direction, governance or leadership,' says Huntsman .
Jon Huntsman Says Romney Is a Strong Dealmaker But Lacks Vision.
Cargill, Huntsman to Stop Using Fuel-Inefficent Vessels.
Huntsman painted a generally optimistic economic picture in his MUFSO keynote address.
Jon Huntsman Appears in Salt Lake City.
Ashley Detrick Special to The Tribune Gov Jon Huntsman speaks to media before the Equality Utah's Allies Dinner on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City.
'Snow White and the Huntsman ' is in the twilight zone.
Huntsman Textile Effects and HeiQ have formed a strategic alliance with the launch of Pure by HeiQ, a new-generation silver product that sets it apart from other odor control solutions that provide permanent odor and freshness control.
'Snow White and the Huntsman ' lacks romance.
Charlize Theron in a scene from "Snow White and the Huntsman ," on DVD and Blu-ray.
"Snow White and the Huntsman " (2012, PG-13, 127 min.
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In science:

Arlotto: Wharton School, Department of Operations and Information Management, Huntsman Hall 527.2, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104. R.W.
On-Line Selection of Alternating Subsequences from a Random Sample
Shepp: Wharton School, Department of Statistics, Huntsman Hall 462, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104. J.M.
On-Line Selection of Alternating Subsequences from a Random Sample
Steele: Wharton School, Department of Statistics, Huntsman Hall 447, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
On-Line Selection of Alternating Subsequences from a Random Sample
Arlotto: Wharton School, Department of Operations and Information Management, Huntsman Hall 527.2, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104. J. M.
Optimal Sequential Selection of a Unimodal Subsequence of a Random Sequence
Steele: Wharton School, Department of Statistics, Huntsman Hall 447, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
Optimal Sequential Selection of a Unimodal Subsequence of a Random Sequence
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