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  • n  Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
  • n  United States architect (1827-1895)
  • n  British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
  • n  an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
  • n  an instance of searching for something
    the hunt for submarines
  • n  the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
  • n  the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
  • n  the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
  • v  pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
    Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland
    The Duke hunted in these woods
  • v  pursue or chase relentlessly
    The hunters traced the deer into the woods
  • v  chase away, with as with force
    They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood
  • v  yaw back and forth about a flight path
  • v  oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
    The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency
  • v  seek, search for
    She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them
  • v  search (an area) for prey
    The King used to hunt these forests

  • You still fox hunt now? Yes, I'm the Master of Hounds at Oak Ridge Fox Hunt Club.
  • Japanese whalers are planning to harpoon up to 50 humpback whales for the first time since hunting the endangered species was banned in 1963.
  • Behind the Iron Curtain in Eastern Europe, the Red hunt bore down implacably on party heretics, class enemies and "agents of Western imperialism.
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  • Arsene Wenger in AFP
    I find it a complete disgrace and unacceptable,Wenger said. "We won't accept the way we have been treated in this case for two reasons. I believe that you can debate whether it was a penalty or not. For me it's a witch hunt that we see and...
  • Tony Woodley in Press TV
    Unite has stated, "There can be no industrial peace without meaningful negotiations and while management victimizes trade unionists and uses disciplinary procedures in a witch-hunt."
  • Gareth Southgate in Gainsborough Standard
    Southgate said in the Daily Telegraph: "We have to rise above it. If people want to shout those things it's a reflection on them. There's a danger we go on a witch hunt. What do you do? Punish the club? They can't do anything about their travelling...

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