Definition for venery (2 of 2)
Origin of venery2
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In the early days of venery the whole pack was not allowed to hunt at the commencement of the chase.The Master of Game|Second Duke of York, Edward
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.
He was, in the full force of the term, what is called in venery a knowing dog.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
It was with him as when a hunter has hunted a fox after the approved laws of venery.John Caldigate|Anthony Trollope