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fox hunting

noun
1.
a sport in which mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox.
Origin of fox hunting
1665-1675
First recorded in 1665-75
Related forms
fox hunter, noun
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fox-hunting

noun
1.
a sport in which hunters follow a pack of hounds in pursuit of a fox
Derived Forms
fox-hunter, noun
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Word Origin and History for fox-hunting
n.

1670s, from fox (n.) + hunting. Related: Fox-hunt; fox-hunter.

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