venarie

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venarie (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) Game, especially for British royalty to hunt.
    • 1598, quotation in Publisher: Ingram, Cooke, English Forests and Forest Trees, Historical, Legendary, and Descriptive [1]
      And also replenished with wide beasts of venarie or chase, and with great coverts of vert for the succour of the said wilde beastes to have there abode in; for the preservacion and continuance of which said place, together with the vert and the venison, there are certen lawes, priveledges, and officers belonging to the same, meete for that purpose that are onely proper unto a forest, and not to any other place.

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