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treasure hunt

a game in which each person or team attempts to be first in finding something that has been hidden, using written directions or clues. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Tell them about the treasure hunt, tell them about last night's storm.

    The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters Charles Henry Lerrigo
  • You understand, I see, that this treasure hunt has got to be kept quiet.

    In Her Own Right

    John Reed Scott
  • There is a treasure hunt going on at the other end of the garden.

    The Lady of the Basement Flat Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • I was thinking,” said Darsie hesitatingly, “of a treasure hunt!

    A College Girl Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • For a moment all thoughts of the treasure hunt were forgotten.

    The Phantom Violin Roy J. Snell
  • Her treasure hunt that afternoon had been singularly unsuccessful.

    The Phantom Violin Roy J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for treasure hunt

treasure hunt

a game in which players act upon successive clues and are eventually directed to a prize
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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