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Definition for venery (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for venery
The venery was a little further off, drawing toward the park.
And very carefully the Queen's Highness observeth the laws of the chase, of venery and hawking.The Fifth Queen Crowned|Ford Madox Ford
Thus beasts of forest (the “five wild beasts of venery”) were the hart, the hind, the hare, the boar and the wolf.
Venery, ven′ėr-i, n. the act or exercise of hunting: the sports of the chase.
The same word gives us venery—the term that was used in the fourteenth century, by Chaucer among others, for hunting.A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John Miller Dow Meiklejohn