fox hunting

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fox′ hunt`ing

a sport in which mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox.
fox′ hunt`er, n.
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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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"Hunting with hounds allows pest control on difficult terrain where other methods of control would be ineffective.
Peers - who had previously rejected any change to the current law - voted by 366 to 59 in favour of the so-called "middle way" option allowing hunting with hounds to continue under licence.
He is among 203 MPs who signed a motion from former sports minister Tony Banks, calling for the Government to "honour the manifesto pledge" to let Parliament outlaw hunting with hounds.
This is a man who, God forbid should he ever become PM, has said the first thing he'd do is legalise the hideous so-called sport of hunting with hounds, banned by Labour.
Thousands of hunt supporters turned out on Saturday in an attempt to make a mockery of the Government's ban on hunting with hounds.
THE phoney war is over and the real fight can start in the battle to save hunting with hounds, Welsh politicians and farmers have claimed.
Miss Widdecombe, Conservative MP for Maidstone and the Weald and an ardent opponent of hunting with hounds, exchanged views with some 50 placard-bearing demonstrators as she arrived at a country hotel near Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire.
Mr Bryant hopes a ban on hunting with hounds will be on the statute books by the autumn to end the blood sport.
Surely no-one really believes that hunting with hounds it is the most effective way of culling the fox.
A HUNT master accused of hunting with hounds will not face trial, it was announced yesterday.
Anti-hunt protesters will set up patrols to monitor hunts across the Midlands once the ban on hunting with hounds comes into force on Friday.
PEERS last night set up a major confrontation with MPs by backing regulated hunting with hounds.