Definitions for: Hunting


[n] the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
[n] the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
[n] the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone



Webster (1913) Definition: Hunt"ing, n.
The pursuit of game or of wild animals. --A. Smith.

Happy hunting grounds, the region to which, according to
the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and
hunters pass after death, to be happy in hunting and
feasting. --Tylor.

Hunting box. Same As Hunting lodge (below).

Hunting cat (Zo["o]l.), the cheetah.

Hunting cog (Mach.), a tooth in the larger of two geared
wheels which makes its number of teeth prime to the number
in the smaller wheel, thus preventing the frequent meeting
of the same pairs of teeth.

Hunting dog (Zo["o]l.), the hyena dog.

Hunting ground, a region or district abounding in game;
esp. (pl.), the regions roamed over by the North American
Indians in search of game.

Hunting horn, a bulge; a horn used in the chase. See
Horn, and Bulge.

Hunting leopard (Zo["o]l.), the cheetah.

Hunting lodge, a temporary residence for the purpose of
hunting.

Hunting seat, a hunting lodge. --Gray.

Hunting shirt, a coarse shirt for hunting, often of
leather.

Hunting spider (Zo["o]l.), a spider which hunts its prey,
instead of catching it in a web; a wolf spider.

Hunting watch. See Hunter, 6.

Synonyms: hunt, search

See Also: activity, battue, beagling, birdnesting, bloodsport, coursing, deer hunt, deer hunting, duck hunting, ducking, exploration, field sport, forage, foraging, fox hunting, foxhunt, frisk, frisking, labor, labour, looking, looking for, manhunt, outdoor sport, pigsticking, predation, quest, ransacking, rummage, scouring, seeking, stalk, stalking, still hunt, toil

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat



Related Resources:
animals starting with v
animlas that start with e