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huntsman

[huhnts-muh n] /ˈhʌnts mən/
noun, plural huntsmen.
1.
the member of a hunt staff who manages the hounds during the hunt.
2.
a hunter.
Origin of huntsman
1560-1570
First recorded in 1560-70; hunt + 's1 + man1
Related forms
huntsmanship, noun
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  • "Oh, it is only a robin," said the huntsman, and with a careless laugh he went on his way.

  • Note: Yang Oerlang is a huntsman, as is indicated by his falcon and hound.

  • "I thought that his Highness had been here," said the huntsman.

    Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • "I could have sworn that his bugle sounded from this very spot," said the huntsman.

    Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • "Thanks, my friend," and the huntsman was about to gallop off.

    Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for huntsman

huntsman

/ˈhʌntsmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a person who hunts
2.
a person who looks after and trains hounds, and manages them during a hunt
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