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    Definition:
    Hunt - (v. t.) 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.
    Hunt - (v. t.) 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.
    Hunt - (v. t.) To drive; to chase; -- with down, from, away, etc.; as, to hunt down a criminal; he was hunted from the parish.
    Hunt - (v. t.) To use or manage in the chase, as hounds.
    Hunt - (v. t.) To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country.
    Hunt - (v. i.) To follow the chase; to go out in pursuit of game; to course with hounds.
    Hunt - (v. i.) To seek; to pursue; to search; -- with for or after.
    Hunt - (n.) The act or practice of chasing wild animals; chase; pursuit; search.
    Hunt - (n.) The game secured in the hunt.
    Hunt - (n.) A pack of hounds.
    Hunt - (n.) An association of huntsmen.
    Hunt - (n.) A district of country hunted over.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Fox-hunting - (a.) Pertaining to or engaged in the hunting of foxes; fond of hunting foxes.
    Head-hunter - (n.) A member of any tribe or race of savages who have the custom of decapitating human beings and preserving their heads as trophies. The Dyaks of Borneo are the most noted head-hunters.
    Hunted - (imp. & p. p.) of Hunt
    Hunting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hunt
    Hunt-counter - (n.) A worthless dog that runs back on the scent; a blunderer.
    Hunte - (n.) A hunter.
    Hunter - (n.) One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.
    Hunter - (n.) A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.
    Hunter - (n.) A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.
    Hunter - (n.) One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter.
    Hunter - (n.) A kind of spider. See Hunting spider, under Hunting.
    Hunter - (n.) A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover.
    Hunterian - (a.) Discovered or described by John Hunter, an English surgeon; as, the Hunterian chancre. See Chancre.
    Hunting - (n.) The pursuit of game or of wild animals.
    Huntress - (n.) A woman who hunts or follows the chase; as, the huntress Diana.
    Huntsmen - (pl. ) of Huntsman
    Huntsman - (n.) One who hunts, or who practices hunting.
    Huntsman - (n.) The person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds.
    Huntsmanship - (n.) The art or practice of hunting, or the qualification of a hunter.
    Hunt's-up - (n.) A tune played on the horn very early in the morning to call out the hunters; hence, any arousing sound or call.
    Shunted - (imp. & p. p.) of Shunt
    Shunting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shunt
    Shunt - (v. t.) To shun; to move from.
    Shunt - (v. t.) To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to shove.
    Shunt - (v. t.) To turn off to one side; especially, to turn off, as a grain or a car upon a side track; to switch off; to shift.
    Shunt - (v. t.) To provide with a shunt; as, to shunt a galvanometer.
    Shunt - (v. i.) To go aside; to turn off.
    Shunt - (v. t.) A turning off to a side or short track, that the principal track may be left free.
    Shunt - (v. t.) A conducting circuit joining two points in a conductor, or the terminals of a galvanometer or dynamo, so as to form a parallel or derived circuit through which a portion of the current may pass, for the purpose of regulating the amount passing in the main circuit.
    Shunt - (v. t.) The shifting of the studs on a projectile from the deep to the shallow sides of the grooves in its discharge from a shunt gun.
    Shunter - (n.) A person employed to shunt cars from one track to another.
    Still-hunt - (n.) A hunting for game in a quiet and cautious manner, or under cover; stalking; hence, colloquially, the pursuit of any object quietly and cautiously.
    Tufthunter - (n.) A hanger-on to noblemen, or persons of quality, especially in English universities; a toady. See 1st Tuft, 3.
    Tufthunting - (n.) The practice of seeking after, and hanging on, noblemen, or persons of quality, especially in English universities.
    Widow-hunter - (n.) One who courts widows, seeking to marry one with a fortune.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Hunt - v. 1 (also absol.) A pursue and kill (wild animals, esp. Foxes, or game) for sport or food. B use (a horse or hounds) for hunting. C (of an animal) chase (its prey). 2 (foll. By after, for) seek, search. 3 (of an engine etc.) Run alternately too fast and too slow. 4 scour (a district) for game. 5 (as hunted adj.) (of a look etc.) Terrified as if being hunted. n. 1 practice or instance of hunting. 2 a association of people hunting with hounds. B area for hunting. hunt down pursue and capture. hunting n. [old english]
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    Chunter - v. Colloq. Mutter, grumble. [probably imitative]
    Fox-hunting - n. Hunting foxes with hounds.
    Head-hunting - n. 1 collecting of the heads of dead enemies as trophies. 2 seeking of (esp. Senior) staff by approaching people employed elsewhere. head-hunt v. Head-hunter n.
    Head-hunting - n. 1 collecting of the heads of dead enemies as trophies. 2 seeking of (esp. Senior) staff by approaching people employed elsewhere. head-hunt v. Head-hunter n.
    House-hunting - n. Seeking a house to buy or rent.
    Hunter - n. 1 a (fem. Huntress) person or animal that hunts. B horse used in hunting. 2 person who seeks something. 3 pocket-watch with a hinged cover protecting the glass.
    Hunter's moon - n. Next full moon after the harvest moon.
    Huntsman - n. 1 hunter. 2 hunt official in charge of hounds.
    Job-hunt - v. Colloq. Seek employment.
    Manhunt - n. Organized search for a person, esp. A criminal.
    Pot-hunter - n. 1 person who hunts for game at random. 2 person who competes merely for the prize.
    Shunt - v. 1 move (a train) between sidings etc.; (of a train) be shunted. 2 move or put aside; redirect. n. 1 shunting or being shunted. 2 electr. Conductor joining two points of a circuit, through which current may be diverted. 3 surgery alternative path for the circulation of the blood. 4 slang collision of vehicles, esp. One behind another. [perhaps from *shun]
    Treasure hunt - n. 1 search for treasure. 2 game in which players seek a hidden object from a series of clues.
    Witch-hunt - n. Campaign against persons suspected of unpopular or unorthodox views, esp. Communists.

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