from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A residence temporarily occupied during the hunting season.
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Yonder grassy avenue will conduct you to the old hunting-seat, where
England, until we came to Radicofani, where there is a ghostly, goblin inn: once a hunting-seat, belonging to the Dukes of Tuscany.
Jussuf saw with astonishment the box which he had left behind in his flight from the hunting-seat.
From Randan the road leads due E. through the woods to the hunting-seat of Maulmont, constructed by
The King, who disliked sleeping out of his usual bed, was accustomed to leave that hunting-seat after supper; he generally slept soundly in his carriage, and awoke only on his arrival at the courtyard of his palace; he used to get down from his carriage in the midst of his Body Guards, staggering, as a man half awake will do, which was mistaken for intoxication.
Haschanascha's sorrow at his resolution to remain alone at the hunting-seat; her warning about the talisman; her illness when he no longer possessed it; her life withering away, and her death.
A large proportion of this magnificent demesne formed part of Woodstock Chase, a favorite hunting-seat of British sovereigns from an early date up to the time of Queen Anne.
Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873
One day they all went together to a beautiful neighbouring hunting-seat, in the environs of which a grand hunt was held.
-- Near Zandpoort, a village in the vicinity of Haarlem, Prince William of Orange, the third of his name, had a favourite hunting-seat, called after him the Princenbosch, now more generally known under the designation of the Kruidberg.
He obeyed her will, and returned to the hunting-seat by daybreak.
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