from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Maine The sport of hunting: "Usually any kind of a tight camp will be kept available through our gunning . . . season” ( John Gould).
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- v. Present participle of gun.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or practice of hunting or shooting game with a gun.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or practice of shooting with guns; especially, the sport or pursuit of shooting game.
- n. Synonyms Gunning, Hunting, Shooting. In the United States these terms are loosely used as interchangeable; more strictly, gunning and shooting are confined to the pursuit of feathered and small game, and hunting to the pursuit of larger game. In England hunting means chasing foxes or stags with horse and hounds, or hares with beagles.
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