from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hunt in which a drag or artificial scent, as an anise-seed bag, is Substituted for a fox; a drag. See drag, n., 4.


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  • He had stopped at David's, and had heard that on Monday there was to be a drag-hunt and breakfast at the club.

    Mistress Anne

  • "Come on, Uncle Philip; we'll have a first-class drag-hunt before we unlock the schoolroom and let them out."

    The Younger Set

  • "If you'll come up to the nursery we'll have a drag-hunt for you," pleaded Drina.

    The Younger Set

  • Once or twice a week they can get off for an afternoon's ride across country, and they then wish to be absolutely certain of having their run, and of having it at the appointed time; and the only way to insure this is to have a drag-hunt.

    Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches


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