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hunt

[ huhnt ]
/ h蕦nt /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
noun
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Origin of hunt

before 1000; (v.) Middle English hunten,Old English huntian, derivative of hunta hunter, akin to hentan to pursue; (noun) Middle English, derivative of the v.

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Other definitions for hunt (2 of 2)

Hunt
[ huhnt ]
/ h蕦nt /

noun
(James Henry) Leigh [lee], /li/, 1784鈥1859, English essayist, poet, and editor.
Richard Morris, 1828鈥95, U.S. architect.
(William) Holman [hohl-muhn], /藞ho蕣l m蓹n/, 1827鈥1910, English painter.
William Morris, 1824鈥79, U.S. painter (brother of Richard Morris Hunt).
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British Dictionary definitions for hunt (1 of 2)

hunt
/ (h蕦nt) /

verb
noun

Derived forms of hunt

huntedly, adverb

Word Origin for hunt

Old English huntian; related to Old English hentan, Old Norse henda to grasp

British Dictionary definitions for hunt (2 of 2)

Hunt
/ (h蕦nt) /

noun
Henry, known as Orator Hunt . 1773鈥1835, British radical, who led the mass meeting that ended in the Peterloo Massacre (1819)
(William) Holman. 1827鈥1910, British painter; a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848)
James. 1947鈥93, British motor-racing driver: world champion 1976
(Henry Cecil) John, Baron. 1910鈥98, British army officer and mountaineer. He planned and led the expedition that first climbed Mount Everest (1953)
(James Henry) Leigh (li藧). 1784鈥1859, British poet and essayist: a founder of The Examiner (1808) in which he promoted the work of Keats and Shelley
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with hunt

hunt

see happy hunting ground; high and low, (hunt); run with (the hare, hunt with the hounds).

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