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hunt

verb burrow, chase, chase after, conduct a search, consectari, delve for, ensnare, explore, fasten oneeelf upon, ferret, follow, follow close upon, follow the trail, forage, give chase, go after, go in pursuit of, go in search of, grope for, gun for, hawk, hound, inquire for, look for, probe, prowl after, pry, pursue, quest, root, run after, search for, search out, seek, set a trap for, snare, stalk, trace, track down, trail, trap, try to find, venari
Associated concepts: extradition, hunt for a fugitive, search and seizure, search warrant
See also: chase, ferret, frisk, prey, pursue, pursuit, quest, research, search
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Hunt remained for some time, to complete his assortment of Indian goods, and to increase his number of voyageurs, as well as to engage some of a more efficient character than those enlisted at Montreal.
Hunt groaned in spirit at the incessant and unreasonable demands of these worthies upon his purse; yet with all this outlay of funds, the number recruited was but scanty, and many of the most desirable still held themselves aloof, and were not to be caught by a golden bait.
Hunt was joined by a person whom he had invited, by letter, to engage as a partner in the expedition.
Hunt, and gave him a foretaste of the difficulties of his command.
While the ban is challenged, hunts continue to operate by using the drag hunting method, using the scent of a fox to lay a trail for the hounds to overcome the outlawing of the traditional chase and kill.
Chapters distill data from an exhaustive amount of research, revealing who hunted where during what eras, and on what scale, and scrutinizing every detail of hunts from animals used to game management and conservation techniques employed to how hunting was used as a measure of men and much more.
Those booking hunts on private land can count on being successful, with trophy boar hunts requiring at least two days in the field.
Thousands of people were out supporting their local hunts in the West Midlands.
Hunt enthusiasts claimed the day as a success as dozens of hunts took place across the country in spite of the ban.
Most lodges have on-site sporting clay ranges for fine-tuning your skills, and they often offer hunts combined with guided fishing.
In fact, Indian tribes were mainly language groups made up of relatively independent bands with little centralized control except at specific times when they might gather for ceremonies, hunts, or wars.
He literally takes us on a number of hunts in which we can see the elements involved in staging and participating in an organized hunt.