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noun
a sport in which mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox.
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Origin of fox hunting

First recorded in 1665–75

OTHER WORDS FROM fox hunting

fox hunter, noun

Words nearby fox hunting

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British Dictionary definitions for fox hunting

fox-hunting

noun
a sport in which hunters follow a pack of hounds in pursuit of a fox

Derived forms of fox-hunting

fox-hunter, noun
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