foxhunt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fox +‎ hunt

Noun[edit]

foxhunt (plural foxhunts)

  1. A hunt for foxes; normally with dogs.
  2. A hunt for radio transmitters; radiosport

Verb[edit]

foxhunt (third-person singular simple present foxhunts, present participle foxhunting, simple past and past participle foxhunted)

  1. To hunt foxes; normally with dogs.
    • 2009 January 30, David Weston, “The Right Rev Ian Harland”, The Guardian:
      He kept a small flock of sheep at Rose Castle, the palace of the bishops of Carlisle, and enjoyed the mild notoriety he accrued through his support for foxhunting in the House of Lords.

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