hunting

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hunt +‎ -ing

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hunting (countable and uncountable, plural huntings)

  1. Chasing and killing animals for sport or to get food.
    • 1797, Encyclopædia Britannica
      His pictures of huntings are particularly admired: the figures and animals of every species being designed with uncommon spirit, nature, and truth.
  2. Looking for something, especially for a job or flat.
  3. (engineering) Fluctuating around a central value without stabilizing.

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hunting

  1. Present participle of hunt.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 6, The China Governess[1]:
      Even in an era when individuality in dress is a cult, his clothes were noticeable. He was wearing a hard hat of the low round kind favoured by hunting men, and with it a black duffle-coat lined with white.

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