Hunter

Definition of Hunter

Hunt´er
n.1.One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.
2.A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.
3.A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.
4.One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter.
No keener hunter after glory breathes.
- Tennyson.
5.(Zool.) A kind of spider. See Hunting spider, under Hunting.
6.A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover.
Hunter's room
the lunation after the harvest moon.
Hunter's screw
(Mech.) a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See under Differential.

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