Fox-hunting
Fox-hunting Fox"-hunt`ing, a. Pertaining to or engaged in the hunting of foxes; fond of hunting foxes. [1913 Webster]

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  • fox hunting — fox hunter. a sport in which mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox. [1665 75] * * * Chase of a fox by horsemen with a pack of hounds. In England, home of the sport, it dates from at least the 15th century, when it probably developed… …   Universalium

  • fox-hunting — UK US noun [uncountable] an activity in which people on horses chase a fox with dogs that are trained to catch and kill it. Fox hunting is now illegal in the UK Thesaurus: hunting, shooting and fishinghyponym Derived Word: fox hunt …   Useful english dictionary

  • fox-hunting — 1670s, from FOX (Cf. fox) + hunting (see HUNT (Cf. hunt)). Related: Fox hunt; fox hunter …   Etymology dictionary

  • fox-hunting — ► NOUN ▪ the sport of hunting a fox across country with a pack of hounds, carried out by a group of people on foot and horseback …   English terms dictionary

  • fox-hunting — fox ,hunting noun uncount an activity in which people on horses chase a FOX with dogs that are trained to catch and kill it ╾ fox ,hunt noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fox-hunting — ● fox hunting nom masculin invariable (mot anglais) Pratique à l anglaise de la chasse à courre du renard …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fox hunting — For other uses, see Fox hunting (disambiguation). Master of foxhounds leads the field from Powderham Castle in Devon, England, with the hounds in front. Fox hunting is an activity involving the tracking, chase, and sometimes killing of a fox,… …   Wikipedia

  • fox-hunting — UK / US noun [uncountable] an activity in which people on horses chase a fox with dogs that are trained to catch and kill it. Fox hunting is now illegal in the UK Derived word: fox hunt noun countable Word forms fox hunt : singular fox hunt… …   English dictionary

  • fox-hunting — also foxhunting N UNCOUNT Fox hunting is a sport in which people riding horses chase a fox across the countryside. Dogs called hounds are used to find the fox …   English dictionary

  • fox-hunting — lapių medžioklė statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Radijo sporto rūšis – naudojantis nešiojamaisiais radijo imtuvais su antena, ieškojimas nepažįstamoje vietovėje įrengtų radijo stočių (lapių), nustatytais laiko tarpais… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

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