Hunting horn
Hunting Hunt"ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. --A. Smith. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hunting horn — n. a signaling horn used during a hunt …   English World dictionary

  • hunting horn — horn blown in the hunt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hunting horn — /ˈhʌntɪŋ hɔn/ (say hunting hawn) noun 1. a cylindrical instrument, about 20 cm long, used in fox hunting to give signals. 2. an early form of orchestral horn, consisting of a conical tube coiled in a circle, used in hunting in some countries for… …   Australian English dictionary

  • hunting-horn — huntˈing horn noun A horn used in hunting, a bugle • • • Main Entry: ↑hunt …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunting horn — noun a straight horn blown to give signals during hunting …   English new terms dictionary

  • hunting horn — noun Date: 1598 a signal horn used in the chase; specifically a coiled circular horn with a flared bell and a cup shaped mouthpiece …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hunting horn — hunt′ing horn n. mad the earliest form of the modern horn, consisting of a conical tube coiled in a circle and having a flaring bell …   From formal English to slang

  • hunting horn — noun : a signal horn used in the chase; specifically : a long conical tube coiled in a large circle and having a large flaring end and a trumpet mouthpiece compare french horn …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunting horn — Music. the earliest form of the modern horn, consisting of a conical tube coiled in a circle for carrying over the shoulder, and having a flaring bell and a trumpetlike mouthpiece. [1685 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • hunting horn — noun A bugle, normally having three spirals, on which signals are blown during a hunt …   Wiktionary

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