Hunter's screw
Hunter Hunt"er, n. 1. One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman. [1913 Webster]

2. A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting. [1913 Webster]

4. One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter. [1913 Webster]

No keener hunter after glory breathes. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) A kind of spider. See {Hunting spider}, under {Hunting}. [1913 Webster]

6. A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover. [1913 Webster]

{Hunter's room}, the lunation after the harvest moon.

{Hunter's screw} (Mech.), a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See under {Differential}. [1913 Webster]


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