huntsman

[huhnts-muh n]
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Origin of huntsman

First recorded in 1560–70; hunt + 's1 + man1
Related formshunts·man·ship, noun
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Contemporary Examples of huntsman

Historical Examples of huntsman

  • "Oh, it is only a robin," said the huntsman, and with a careless laugh he went on his way.

  • Note: Yang Oerlang is a huntsman, as is indicated by his falcon and hound.

  • "Thanks, my friend," and the huntsman was about to gallop off.

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

  • "I could have sworn that his bugle sounded from this very spot," said the huntsman.

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

  • "I thought that his Highness had been here," said the huntsman.

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli


British Dictionary definitions for huntsman

huntsman

noun plural -men
  1. a person who hunts
  2. a person who looks after and trains hounds, and manages them during a hunt
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