Still-hunt
Still-hunt 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. -- {Still"-hunt`er}, n. -- {Still"-hunt`ing}, n. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • still-hunt — still hunter, n. /stil hunt /, v.t. 1. to pursue or ambush by a still hunt. v.i. 2. to carry on a still hunt. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • still hunt — ☆ still hunt n. a stealthy hunt for game, as by stalking or using cover still hunt vt., vi …   English World dictionary

  • still-hunt — still hunt; still hunt·er; …   English syllables

  • still-hunt — /ˈstɪl hʌnt/ (say stil hunt) US –verb (t) 1. to pursue by a still hunt. –verb (i) 2. to carry on a still hunt …   Australian English dictionary

  • still-hunt — chiefly N. Amer. verb hunt game stealthily; stalk. noun a stealthy hunt for game. Derivatives still hunting noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • still hunt — Synonyms and related words: angle for, ask for, beat, beat about for, chase, chevy, chivy, course, coursing, cynegetics, delve for, dig for, dog, domiciliary visit, dragnet, drive, exploration, falcon, falconry, fish for, flush, follow, follow… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • still-hunt — verb hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing • Syn: ↑ambush • Derivationally related forms: ↑ambush (for: ↑ambush), ↑ambusher (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • still hunt — /stɪl ˈhʌnt/ (say stil hunt) noun US 1. a hunt for game carried on stealthily, as by stalking or under cover. 2. Colloquial a quiet or secret pursuit of any object …   Australian English dictionary

  • still hunt — noun a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush • Syn: ↑stalk, ↑stalking • Derivationally related forms: ↑stalk (for: ↑stalking), ↑stalk (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • still hunt — 1. a hunt for game carried on stealthily, as by stalking, or under cover, as in ambush. 2. Informal. a quiet or secret pursuit of any object. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

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