a sport in which mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox.
- fox hunter, noun
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How to use fox hunting in a sentence
Fox-hunting bans and motor transport have played their part in the literary decline.
The reader now knows that the pity thus bestowed upon that pitiful fox-hunting turncoat was utterly thrown away.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands | R.M. Ballantyne
The old man answered with a fox-hunting yell and Hale stepped behind a bush.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine | John Fox, Jr.
Harrison Wiggins, widely known as a lover of fox hunting, and highly respected as a citizen, was one of the early wagoners.The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
Fox-hunting 'll go on when your great-grandfather's your youngest son, farmer; or t' other way.Rhoda Fleming, Complete | George Meredith
After leaving college Waterton stayed at home with his father, and enjoyed fox-hunting for a while.Wanderings in South America | Charles Waterton
British Dictionary definitions for fox-hunting
a sport in which hunters follow a pack of hounds in pursuit of a fox
- fox-hunter, noun
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