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drag hunt

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noun
  1. drag(def 27c).

Origin of drag hunt

First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for drag hunt

Historical Examples

  • "If you'll come up to the nursery we'll have a drag-hunt for you," pleaded Drina.

    The Younger Set

    Robert W. Chambers

  • He had stopped at David's, and had heard that on Monday there was to be a drag-hunt and breakfast at the club.

    Mistress Anne

    Temple Bailey


British Dictionary definitions for drag hunt

drag hunt

noun
  1. a hunt in which hounds follow an artificial trail of scent
  2. a club that organizes such hunts
verb drag-hunt
  1. to follow draghounds, esp on horseback, or cause (draghounds) to follow an artificial trail of scent
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