from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to or engaged in the hunting of foxes; fond of hunting foxes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sport of hunting the fox.
- Relating to the hunting of the fox; having the tastes or habits of a fox-hunter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox
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In his letters, the first president mentions Warner, a fox-hunting buddy, and his stays at Fairfield.
Cameron plans to bring back fox-hunting and give a tax break to the richest 3000 families of £200,000 (about $300,000).
The 52,000 acre Badminton Estate, which her husband will eventually inherit on the passing of his father, the Duke of Beaufort, has the most illustrious fox-hunting pack in the country.
Almost every country has its blood sport; bullfighting in Spain and parts of Latin America; fox-hunting in the U.K.; moose, deer, bear, ducks—all hunted around the world.
Blair also went along with the ban on fox-hunting while encouraging the growth of casinos as a means of urban regeneration – God help us – in places like Blackpool, which really don't need that sort of help and in the end, didn't get it – Salford did, poor souls.
She grew up fox-hunting and hearing about prominent forebears such as the tobacco magnate Pierre Lorillard, her great-great-great grandfather.
Other hunting news: the Countryside Alliance, which mostly exists to restore fox-hunting with dogs to legality, must have thought its day had come with the arrival of David Cameron in 10 Downing St. But soundings in the House of Commons indicate that they will have to wait a few years more: the new intake of Tory MPs is not nearly as keen on blood sports as the old guard.
Maharajas were often educated in Europe or by English tutors, and they took up English hobbies such as cricket and fox-hunting.
"England banned fox-hunting, Spain is banning the bullfight, and the lesson is that pastimes involving cruelty belong in the past, as they are games of shame that spotlight callousness more than skill," says Syed Rizvi , a spokesman for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
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