steeple-hunting love

steeple-hunting

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as steeplechasing.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This, then, I suppose, was steeple-hunting, properly so called -- all this too was for love, at all events, not for money.

    Confessions of an Etonian

  • I have a great respect for bets, -- it is part of an Englishman's character to bet on what he thinks fit, and to prosecute his enquiries over hedge and ditch, as if he were steeple-hunting.

    St. Ronan's Well

  • Englishman’s character to bet on what he thinks fit, and to prosecute his enquiries over hedge and ditch, as if he were steeple-hunting.

    Saint Ronan's Well

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