Hunt's-up 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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