Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A residence temporarily occupied during the hunting season.

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Examples

  • Yonder grassy avenue will conduct you to the old hunting-seat, where

    Anne of Geierstein

  • England, until we came to Radicofani, where there is a ghostly, goblin inn: once a hunting-seat, belonging to the Dukes of Tuscany.

    Pictures from Italy

  • Jussuf saw with astonishment the box which he had left behind in his flight from the hunting-seat.

    Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers

  • From Randan the road leads due E. through the woods to the hunting-seat of Maulmont, constructed by

    The South of France—East Half

  • The King, who disliked sleeping out of his usual bed, was accustomed to leave that hunting-seat after supper; he generally slept soundly in his carriage, and awoke only on his arrival at the courtyard of his palace; he used to get down from his carriage in the midst of his Body Guards, staggering, as a man half awake will do, which was mistaken for intoxication.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Haschanascha's sorrow at his resolution to remain alone at the hunting-seat; her warning about the talisman; her illness when he no longer possessed it; her life withering away, and her death.

    Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers

  • A large proportion of this magnificent demesne formed part of Woodstock Chase, a favorite hunting-seat of British sovereigns from an early date up to the time of Queen Anne.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • One day they all went together to a beautiful neighbouring hunting-seat, in the environs of which a grand hunt was held.

    Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers

  • -- Near Zandpoort, a village in the vicinity of Haarlem, Prince William of Orange, the third of his name, had a favourite hunting-seat, called after him the Princenbosch, now more generally known under the designation of the Kruidberg.

    Notes and Queries, Number 51, October 19, 1850

  • He obeyed her will, and returned to the hunting-seat by daybreak.

    Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers

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