from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hunt, (James Henry) Leigh 1784-1859. British writer and editor of the Examiner (1806-1821). He is known for his essays defending romanticism.
  • Hunt, Richard Morris 1827-1895. American architect who supervised an addition to the Louvre in Paris and designed an extension of the U.S. Capitol (1855) as well as the base of the Statue of Liberty.
  • Hunt, (William) Holman 1827-1910. British painter who with Rossetti and Millais founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His works include The Light of the World (1854) and The Scapegoat (1856).
  • Hunt, William Morris 1824-1879. American painter who brought the painting of the French Barbizon school to the attention of American artists and collectors.

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  • proper n. An English occupational surname for a hunter (for game, birds etc).


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