master of foxhounds

noun
  1. the person responsible for the conduct of a fox hunt and to whom all members of the hunt and its staff are responsible. Abbreviation: M.F.H.

Origin of master of foxhounds

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for master of foxhounds

master of foxhounds

noun
  1. a person responsible for the maintenance of a pack of foxhounds and the associated staff, equipment, hunting arrangements, etcAbbreviation: MFH
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