hunting

  • 1 HUNTING — (Heb. צוד, hunt ; צַיִד, hunting, game ; צַיָּד, hunter ; מְצוֹדָה ,מָצוֹד, hunting implement, net ). Biblical Period In the earliest periods of human history, hunting was an essential means of procuring food, clothing, and tools. In biblical… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 Hunting — Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in hunting… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Hunting —     Canons on Hunting     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Canons on Hunting     From early times, hunting, in one form or another has been forbidden to clerics. Thus, in the Corpus Juris Canonici (C. ii, X, De cleric. venat.) we read: We forbid to all… …

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  • 4 Hunting — Hunting …

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  • 5 hunting — HÚNTING s.n. Piele pentru încălţăminte asemănătoare cu antilopa. [pron. hán ting. / < engl. hunting]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 21.04.2005. Sursa: DN  HUNTING [HÁNTING] s. n. piele pentru încălţăminte, asemănătoare cu antilopa. (< engl.… …

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  • 6 Hunting — País …

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  • 7 hunting — [hunt′iŋ] n. [ME < OE huntung] 1. the act of a person or animal that hunts 2. a periodic oscillation of the rotor of a synchronous electrical machine about its average position 3. a periodic oscillation in the controlled function of any… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Hunting — Hunter redirects here. For other uses, see Hunter (disambiguation). For other uses, see Hunting (disambiguation). Boar hunting, tacuinum sanitatis casanatensis (14th century) Hunting is the practice of pursuing any l …

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  • 9 hunting — /hun ting/, n. 1. the act of a person, animal, or thing that hunts. 2. Elect. the periodic oscillating of a rotating electromechanical system about a mean space position, as in a synchronous motor. adj. 3. of, for, engaged in, or used while… …

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  • 10 hunting —    Spain, widely regarded as the hunting reserve of Europe, has more land area devoted to hunting than any other EU country, provides more than 20,000 permanent jobs in gamekeeping alone, and employs around two million temporary workers during… …

    Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture

  • 11 hunting — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big game, deer, fox (usually fox hunting), etc. ▪ He was killed by a lion while big game hunting in Africa. ▪ commercial …

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  • 12 hunting — hunt|ing [ hʌntıŋ ] noun uncount ** 1. ) the activity of chasing and killing wild animals: fox/deer hunting a campaign to ban the hunting of wild animals go hunting: They went hunting most days of the season. a ) only before noun connected with… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 hunting */*/ — UK [ˈhʌntɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) a) the activity of chasing and killing wild animals fox/deer hunting a campaign to ban the hunting of wild animals go hunting: They went hunting most days of the season. b) [only before noun] connected with …

    English dictionary

  • 14 hunting — [[t]hʌ̱ntɪŋ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Hunting is the chasing and killing of wild animals by people or other animals, for food or as a sport. Hunting is one of Italy s most popular sports... Deer hunting was banned in Scotland in 1959. ...a hunting… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 hunting — hunt|ing [ˈhʌntıŋ] n [U] 1.) chasing and killing animals for food or sport 2.) in Britain, the sport of hunting ↑foxes = ↑foxhunting 3.) job hunting/house hunting/flat hunting the activity of looking for a job, house, or flat 4.) go hunting to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 hunting — noun (U) 1 the act of chasing and killing animals for food or for sport 2 the sport of hunting foxes (fox1 (1)) in Britain 3 job hunting/house hunting etc the activity of looking for a job, house etc 4 go hunting to hunt for animals, especially… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 hunting — /ˈhʌntɪŋ/ (say hunting) noun 1. the act of someone or something that hunts. 2. the practice of hunting game or other wild animals, for food or for sport: pig hunting; kangaroo hunting. 3. Electricity the periodic variation of a controlled… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 hunting — n. the practice of pursuing and killing wild animals, esp. for sport. Phrases and idioms: hunting crop see CROP n. 3. hunting ground 1 a place suitable for hunting. 2 a source of information or object of exploitation likely to be fruitful.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 hunting — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. looking for, looking around, seeking, in search of; see searching 2 . n. Syn. the chase, the hunt, sporting, shooting, coursing, venery, stalking, falconry, trapping, big game hunting, deer hunting, boar hunting, fox… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 Hunting — 49° 24′ 53″ N 6° 19′ 40″ E / 49.4147, 6.3278 …

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