foxhunt


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foxhunt - mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a foxfoxhunt - mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox
hunting, hunt - the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
Verb1.foxhunt - hunt foxes, on horseback and with dogs
hunt, hunt down, track down, run - pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"
Translations

foxhunt

[ˈfɒkshʌnt] Ncacería f de zorro
References in periodicals archive ?
When animal lovers in Britain forced an end to the traditional foxhunt, the impulse reached India's southern hill station of Ootacamund also.
South Carolina's oldest inland city, Camden was once a resort destination for wealthy northerners who "wintered" here to play polo, foxhunt and enjoy the porch life, which still dominates the social scene.
The supper shared by Finney (as Tom) and Joyce Redman (as the libertine Mrs Waters) has become a classic of comic eroticism, though the film's greatest sequence in terms of pure cinematography is the five minutes devoted to the foxhunt. It was good this week to be reminded of its original effect: How the word "hunt", which had meant no more to me than pretty prints on pub walls, now conveyed something noisy, chaotic and dangerous, and infused with blood lust.
She watched a foxhunt from the treehouse, lodged in Britain's oldest lime tree, and wrote in her diary that the hall was "a curious looking but very comfortable house.
Horn player Lauren Becker, a professor at SUNY Potsdam, said the horn is historically an outdoor instrument used to get the attention of townsfolk or call hounds for a foxhunt. Atop Hawksbill, Becker heard the sound of her horn echoing back to her and described it as a larger-than-life experience.
She has also announced her third Foxhunt and will be chased down a hill by dozens of hardy female amateur bikers.
The local foxhunt, the Curre & Llangibby Hunts, is named after the family.
Shall set Fleecy at him." (346-47) This excerpt captures the inner workings of Jorrocks's mind--those things that most intrigue him (Batsay); most agitate him (Binjimin's indifference towards acting "Whip" in the Handley Cross foxhunt); most pique his curiosity (Charley and Belinda under the table); most trouble his sense of reception (that others will perceive him making a living out of the Handley Cross foxhunt subscriptions).
(5) Sweda and Rollig performed most of their horn-playing duties on horseback, in the tradition of the foxhunt, but they also performed in traditional processionals inside the courts.
10 prizes of a family* meal at one of the following restaurants: Harvester Bassetts Pole in Sutton Coldfield, Harvester Boldmere in Sutton Coldfield, Harvester Monkspath in Solihull, Harvester Star City in Birmingham, Harvester Fort in Birmingham, The Arden Oak in Sheldon, The Beacon in Great Barr, The Cock and Magpies in Smethwick, The Foxhunt in Halesowen, The Summerhill in Kingswinford.