hunt's-up

[huhnts-uhp]

noun

(formerly) a call played on a hunting horn in the morning to rouse and assemble the participants in a hunt.

Nearby words

  1. hunt down,
  2. hunt the slipper,
  3. hunt up,
  4. hunt's neuralgia,
  5. hunt's syndrome,
  6. hunt, holman,
  7. hunt, leigh,
  8. hunt, richard morris,
  9. hunt, william holman,
  10. hunt, william morris

Origin of hunt's-up

1530–40; from phrase (the) hunt is up

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