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fox hunt

  1. the hunting of foxes with hounds
  2. an instance of this
an organization for fox-hunting within a particular area
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  • But that fox hunt storythat was the cream of the whole collection!

    Joan of the Journal Helen Diehl Olds
  • "I should like to see a fox hunt, certainly, but I have no proper horse," said Robert.

    A Man of Honor George Cary Eggleston
  • This gives a good picture of a fox hunt in the South in the long ago.

  • The last mile of that pleasing chase was like a fox hunt, we being the fox, and always in view.

    Maiwa's Revenge H. Rider Haggard
  • First flight, the first lot to finish in a foot or horse race, in a fox hunt, &c.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • The fox hunt gave an opportunity for a picture or pictures of the members of an English community.

    Reynard the Fox John Masefield
  • He fell into the details of a fox hunt—the first time he had spoken of his past life—and Dixie was careful not to interrupt him.

    Bat Wing Bowles Dane Coolidge
  • I've heard of many a fox hunt, but never heard of foxes lookin' for dogs.

    The Cave by the Beech Fork Henry S. Spalding
  • During a fox hunt, Reynard, being hard pressed, was reduced to the necessity of taking refuge up a chimney of a hothouse.

    A Hundred Anecdotes of Animals Percy J. Billinghurst
  • The old man knew that it was worry over the town's harsh reaction to the Sunday fox hunt that had brought Terry to him.

    Terry Charles Goff Thomson

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