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fox′ hunt`ing

a sport in which mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox.
fox′ hunt`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: hunting - mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a foxfox hunting - mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox
hunting, hunt - the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
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Three centuries had flowed past the old Manor House, centuries of births and of homecomings, of country dances and of the meetings of fox hunters.
And fox hunters can be left to make horses bottoms of themselves galloping round the countryside in pursuit of scented handkerchiefs.
FOX hunters could face five years in jail if they kill animals illegally.
On the first day of the Fox Hunters chase at Aintree two horses, Marasonnien and Clonbanan, somersaulted and broke their necks as happened to two more, Gullinbursti and Minella Reception.
The total ban on fox-hunting with hounds, when it came in 2004, was not achieved without a bevy of fox hunters invading the House of Commons--the first such intrusion since King Charles I invaded the chamber in 1642.
He asked her for directions to Fox Hunters roundabout and then indecently exposed himself.
The Fox Hunters, in Preston, North Shields, has been transformed into part of the Flaming Grill chain.
Hemanaged to win back-to-back Fox Hunters in 2005 and 2006 without a win in-between.
Either way, the fox hunters are in very sordid company.
A Cairn terriers were originally used as fox hunters and ratters in Scotland.
FOX hunters pledged their defiance to any ban on the sport by turning out in large numbers for the traditional start of the new season in the Midlands.
It appears that England is on the road toward banning fox hunting despite a rally of 100,000 fox hunters last summer at London's Hyde Park, and don't think for a minute that efforts to ban fox hunting and hunting with dogs in general are not being made in America.