huntsman

[ huhnts-muh n ]
/ ˈhʌnts mən /

noun, plural hunts·men.

the member of a hunt staff who manages the hounds during the hunt.
a hunter.

Nearby words

  1. huntington's disease,
  2. huntington, collis potter,
  3. huntington, samuel,
  4. huntress,
  5. hunts,
  6. huntsman's-cup,
  7. huntsville,
  8. hunyadi,
  9. huon gulf,
  10. huon pine

Origin of huntsman

First recorded in 1560–70; hunt + 's1 + man1

Related formshunts·man·ship, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for huntsman

huntsman

/ (ˈhʌntsmən) /

noun plural -men

a person who hunts
a person who looks after and trains hounds, and manages them during a hunt
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