• synonyms

fox hunt

    1. the hunting of foxes with hounds
    2. an instance of this
  1. an organization for fox-hunting within a particular area
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Examples from the Web for fox hunt

Historical Examples

  • A fox-hunt in the Forest of Fontainebleau was the occasion of their first meeting.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 20, August 1877


  • Then, if I were you, I would not come to a fox-hunt, lest my dogs should regard me as an Actæon.

  • I know; I fox-hunt, and when I was younger—yes, leave my waist alone!

  • One or two instances are given here, such as the Fox-hunt and the Whale.

  • Behold here again was a fox-hunt—with two human children for foxes!


    Evelyn Raymond