from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A man who hunts.
- noun A man who manages the hounds in the hunting field.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who hunts, or who practises hunting; a hunter.
- noun The manager of a hunt; a man employed to take the entire charge of the hounds and to start or beat up and direct the pursuit of game.
- noun In Honduras, the foreman of a gang of slaves, whose duty it is to search the woods to find employment for his men.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who hunts, or who practices hunting.
- noun The person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds.
- noun (Bot.) the sidesaddle flower, or common American pitcher plant (
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
- noun UK A
- noun One who manages the
houndsduring a hunt.
- noun Any of the many species of large
spidersof the family Sparassidae.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun someone who hunts game
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She called a huntsman, and said, Take the child away into the forest; I will no longer have her in my sight.
(seeing that he understood no Latin), smiling like a drunken man the while; whereupon he clapped me on the shoulder, and after I had made fast the letter with his signet, he called his huntsman, and gave it to him to carry to my daughter; _item_, he sent her pen, ink, and paper, together with his signet, in order that she might answer it forthwith.
a drunken man the while; whereupon he clapped me on the shoulder, and after I had made fast the letter with his signet, he called his huntsman, and gave it to him to carry to my daughter;
She called a huntsman, and said, “Take the child away into the forest; I will no longer have her in my sight.
So she called a huntsman and said, "Take the child out in the forest, for I will endure her no longer in my sight.
But this would have been calling the huntsman and hounds into the garden to kill the hare.
On this they went together tothe old King, and fetched him to the hut, and she led him into her room, and told him that the huntsman was the man who had really set her free from the giants.
Elfrida coyly descended, and the huntsman was amazed anew at her perfect form He sat at her feet through the hush of noonday, and at even he was there still.
And I should also conceive that the art of the huntsman is the art of attending to dogs?
At last she could endure Snowdrop's presence no longer, and, calling a huntsman to her, she said: