hunt

  • 1 Hunt — may refer to:Hunting* Hunting, activity during which humans or animals chase prey * Collective reference to a group of hunters practicing such a hunt, especially with dogs, e.g. Berkeley Hunt ** Fox hunting * See also Hunting (disambiguation) for …

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  • 2 hunt up — see ↑hunt (vi) above. • • • Main Entry: ↑hunt * * * hunt ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they hunt up he/she/it …

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  • 3 Hunt's — is the name of a brand of preserved tomato products owned by ConAgra Foods, Inc. The company was founded in 1888, in Sebastopol, California, as the Hunt Bros. Fruit Packing Co. by Joseph and William Hunt. The brothers relocated to nearby Santa… …

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  • 4 hunt — [hunt] vt. [ME hunten < OE huntian, prob. < base of hentan, to seize < ? IE * kend , var. of * kent > Goth (fra)hinthan, to seize: see HAND] 1. to go out to kill or catch (game) for food or sport 2. to search eagerly or carefully for; …

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  • 5 Hunt — (h[u^]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hunting}.] [AS. huntian to hunt; cf. hentan to follow, pursue, Goth. hin?an (in comp.) to seize. [root]36. Cf. {Hent}.] 1. To search for or follow after, as game or wild animals; to chase; …

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  • 6 Hunt — /hunt/, n. 1. (James Henry) Leigh /lee/, 1784 1859, English essayist, poet, and editor. 2. Richard Morris, 1828 95, U.S. architect. 3. (William) Holman /hohl meuhn/, 1827 1910, English painter. 4. William Morris, 1824 79, U.S. painter (brother of …

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  • 7 Hunt — Hụnt 〈m. 1〉 = Hund2 * * * Hụnt : ↑ Hund (3). * * * Hunt   [hʌnt],    1) Helen, amerikanische Filmschauspielerin, * Culver City (Kalifornien) 15. 6. 1963; hatte bereits als Kind zahlreiche Engagements für Fernsehfilme und Serien, sammelte dann in …

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  • 8 Hunt — Hunt, n. 1. The act or practice of chasing wild animals; chase; pursuit; search. [1913 Webster] The hunt is up; the morn is bright and gray. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The game secured in the hunt. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A pack of hounds.… …

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  • 9 hunt — hunt·able; hunt; hunt·er; hunt·ress; hunt·ed·ly; …

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  • 10 Hunt — Hunt, v. i. 1. To follow the chase; to go out in pursuit of game; to course with hounds. [1913 Webster] Esau went to the field to hunt for venison. Gen. xxvii. 5. [1913 Webster] 2. To seek; to pursue; to search; with for or after. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 11 HUNT (J. H. L.) — HUNT JOHN HENRY LEIGH (1784 1859) Poète et journaliste, polygraphe, ardent controversiste, l’écrivain anglais Leigh Hunt demeure sans doute une figure de second plan, mais sympathique. Ami courageux des jeunes poètes et prosateurs dont il… …

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  • 12 HUNT (R. M.) — HUNT RICHARD MORRIS (1828 1895) L’un des premiers architectes américains qui soit venu étudier à l’École nationale des beaux arts, à Paris, Hunt y devient l’assistant de Lefuel, étudie la peinture avec Couture et la sculpture avec Barye. En 1854 …

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  • 13 hunt — ► VERB 1) pursue and kill (a wild animal) for sport or food. 2) (also hunt for or after) try to find by diligent searching. 3) (hunt down) pursue and capture (someone). 4) (hunted) appearing alarmed or harassed as if being hunted …

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  • 14 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. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] Time plays the hunt s up to thy sleepy head. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 hunt — [n] search, chase coursing, exploration, field sport, following, frisking, game, hounding, hunting, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, interrogation, investigation, look see*, meddling, probe, prosecution, prying, pursuance, pursuing, pursuit, quest …

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  • 16 hunt's-up — [hunts up′] n. [contr. < the hunt is up (i.e., the hunt is starting)] a rousing tune played on a hunting horn to get the hunters out …

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  • 17 Hunt [2] — Hunt, Grafschaft im Staate Texas (Nordamerika), 45 QM., von den Quellenflüssen des Sabine River bewässert; Waldungen, fruchtbare Prairien; Producte: Mais, Baumwolle, Rindvieh; genannt nach Memucan Hunt, ehemaligem Ministerresidenten von Texas bei …

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  • 18 hunt — I verb burrow, chase, chase after, conduct a search, consectari, delve for, ensnare, explore, fasten oneself upon, ferret, follow, follow close upon, follow the trail, forage, give chase, go after, go in pursuit of, go in search of, grope for,… …

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  • 19 Hunt [1] — Hunt (spr. Hont), 1) Henry, geb. 1773 zu Willington in Wiltshire, Sohn eines reichen Pachters, war erst Gutsbesitzer, dann Brauer in Bristol u. als einer der besten Jäger u. Angler bekannt; er zeigte sich bei dem projectirten Einfall der… …

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  • 20 Hunt [1] — Hunt (Hund, Förderwagen), s. Bergbau (Förderung), S. 667 …

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