fox-hunting

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fox-hunting

n
(Hunting) a sport in which hunters follow a pack of hounds in pursuit of a fox
ˈfox-ˌhunter n
Translations

fox-hunting

[ˈfɒksˌhʌntɪŋ] ncaccia alla volpe
References in classic literature ?
Florid, with white hair, the face of an old Jupiter, and the figure of an old fox-hunter, he enlivened the vale of Thyme from end to end on his big, cantering chestnut.
He was warmly attached to church and state, and never appointed to the living in his gift any but a three-bottle man and a first-rate fox-hunter.
Murray was, by all accounts, a blustering, roystering, country squire: a devoted fox-hunter, a skilful horse-jockey and farrier, an active, practical farmer, and a hearty bon vivant.
He used indeed a very coarse expression, which need not be here inserted; as fox-hunters, who alone will understand it, will easily suggest it to themselves.
I gripped Raffles in token of my triumph, and he nodded as he scanned the overwhelming majority of flushed fox-hunters.
He would blandly kiss his white mice and twitter to his canary-birds amid an assembly of English fox-hunters, and would only pity them as barbarians when they were all laughing their loudest at him.
Well, there's the bankers, Rupert Murdoch, the fox-hunters, the hare-coursers and the terrier men, non doms, very rich people, Jeremy Clarkson and Tory newspaper proprietors.
Indeed, as the agricultural depression worsened in the late nineteenth century, many farmers became more hostile towards gentlemen fox-hunters and resentful of the damage done to their crops and livestock by hunters and foxes, the latter of which were often imported from foreign parts.
Please do not let any frenzy about this give fox-hunters ammunition to force a government debate on bringing back foxhunting with dogs.
FOX-HUNTERS turned out in record numbers yesterday for their traditional Boxing Day meets - even though the blood sport is officially banned.
Mr Roberts doubts that any fox-hunters have seen active service.