Hunter

Hunter

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. (Science: zoology) 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. Hunters room, the lunation after the harvest moon.

(Science: mechanics) hunters screw, a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See differential.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 2,504 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link